Definition of Dewpoint

1. n. The temperature at which dew begins to form. It varies with the humidity and temperature of the atmosphere.



Definition of Dewpoint

1. Noun. (weather) (alternative spelling of dew point) ¹

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Definition of Dewpoint

1. the temperature at which dew forms [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dewpoint

dewlapped
dewlaps
dewlapt
dewless
dewlike
dewool
dewooled
dewooling
dewools
deworm
dewormed
dewormer
dewormers
deworming
deworms
dewpoint (current term)
dewpoints
dewret
dewrets
dewretted
dewretting
dews
dewwater
dewworm
dewworms
dewy
dewy-eyed
dex
dex-
dexamethasone

Literary usage of Dewpoint

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1. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"Example: A gas with a dewpoint of -40°F at 100 psig has a ... The relative humidity is 100%. pressure dewpoint 70°F. If this 0.128 actual ft3 were expanded ..."

2. A Text Book of the Principles of Physics by Alfred Daniell (1885)
"When the temperature thus sinks below the dewpoint, the moisture of the air is partly deposited in the form of dew; and the more highly charged with ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Disease in Great Britain by Alfred Haviland (1892)
"... of Monthly Rainfall—Maximum and Minimum Rainfall—-Temperature, dewpoint, Rainfall, and Wind — Table—Seasons — Temperature and Rainfall—Mr. GJ Symons, ..."

4. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"In the majority of cases the evening dewpoint is no indication of frost unless the sky ... When the dewpoint is at or below 32°, frost is in evidence, ..."

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