humidity definition

  • noun:
    • moisture, specially of environment.
    • Relative moisture.
    • moisture, particularly that the atmosphere.
    • the amount of water vapour floating around.
    • dampness; moisture; a moderate amount of wetness, that will be perceptible on attention or touch; -- utilized especially for the environment, or of something which has consumed dampness from the environment, as garments.
    • The content of water vapour in the air, expressed as a percent of maximum amount of water vapour that the air can hold in the offered heat; also called general humidity. The capacity of this atmosphere to put on dampness increases with temperature, therefore if the heat modifications without altering the absolute content regarding the atmospheric moisture, the relative moisture also alter.
    • The state of being humid; moisture; dampness; specifically, a moderate degree of wetness that is perceptible to your attention or touch.
    • In meteorology, the quantity of aqueous vapor into the environment compared with what is needed to saturate it in provided condition as to heat: particularly known as relative moisture.
    • wetness within the environment

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