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apparent temperature

noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for apparent temperature
  • The apparent temperature chart below is a guide to danger.
  • Those data have thus been over-corrected, reducing the apparent temperature below the actual temperature.
  • The heat index is a value of the apparent temperature felt by your body based on the air temperature and humidity.
  • When a nuke goes off, its apparent temperature is near that of the sun.
  • Being in full sun or in an area with no air movement can significantly increase the apparent temperature.
  • The wind chill is a measure of the apparent temperature that your skin feels as air blows over it and cools your skin temperature.
  • One can write a similar expression for the apparent temperature of the road surface as.
apparent temperature in Science
apparent temperature  
See heat index.
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