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humiture

[hyoo-mi-cher, -choo r or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər or, often, ˈyu-/
noun
1.
a measure of the discomfort most people feel because of the combined effects of atmospheric temperature and humidity; variously defined as Fahrenheit temperature plus some function of vapor pressure.
2.
(formerly) the average of the Fahrenheit temperature and the relative humidity.
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humiture
  (hy'mĭ-chər)   
See heat index.
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