temperature-humidity indices

temperature-humidity index

[tem-per-uh-cher-hyoo-mid-i-tee or, often, -yoo-, -pruh-, -per-cher-, -choor]
noun
a number representing an estimate of the effect of temperature and moisture on humans, computed by multiplying the sum of dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperature readings by 0.4 and adding 15, with 65 assumed as the highest comfortable index. Abbreviation: T.H.I.
Compare heat index.
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temperature-humidity index
 
n
an index of the effect on human comfort of temperature and humidity levels, 65 being the highest comfortable level

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