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temperature–humidity index

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Definition of temperature–humidity index in English:

noun

A quantity expressing the discomfort felt as a result of the combined effects of the temperature and humidity of the air.
Example sentences
  • Always interested in the weather, I became intrigued about comfort indexes when I first read about the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) developed for the US Weather Bureau.
  • From these data, the temperature-humidity index (THI) was calculated.
  • Although the thermometer may read 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the Temperature-Humidity Index makes it feel much hotter.

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