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windchill Syllabification: wind·chill
Pronunciation: /ˈwin(d)ˌCHil/
(also windchill factor or chill factor)

Definition of windchill in English:


A quantity expressing the effective lowering of the air temperature caused by the wind, especially as affecting the rate of heat loss from an object or human body or as perceived by an exposed person.

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