humidity

[ hyoo-mid-i-tee or, often, yoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF humidity
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Mrs. Beale remarked that it wasn't the heat that bothered us so, but the humidity.

Not a breath of air stirred, and the humidity and heat were awful.

Hendricks reports the air breathable, with a humidity of one hundred.

But it lacked the roughness and humidity of the finest grass.

In spite of the humidity of the air, his ragged garments had dried on his body.

It was close in my room, and this morning the humidity's oppressive.

The humidity should be fifty throughout the seasons of artificial heating.

There was little or no humidity, and the heat was quite bearable.

The most suitable heat and humidity can only be obtained by comparison and observation.

The humidity and temperature of the spinning room must be adjusted to conditions.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French humidité, from Latin humiditatem (nominative humiditas), from humidus (see humid).

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