[hyoo-mi-cher, -choo r or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər or, often, ˈyu-/
a measure of the discomfort most people feel because of the combined effects of atmospheric and ; variously defined as Fahrenheit plus some function of vapor pressure.
(formerly) the average of the Fahrenheit and the .
See heat index.
chat A filler word used on various “chat” and “talk” programs when you had nothing to say but felt that it was important to say something. The word apparently originated (at least with this definition) on the MECC Timeshare System (MTS, a now-defunct educational time-sharing system running in Minnesota during the 1970s and the early […]
[huhm-uh-buh l] /ˈhʌm ə bəl/ adjective 1. (of a piece of music) able to be easily; melodic; tuneful.
[huhm] /hʌm/ verb (used without object), hummed, humming. 1. to make a low, continuous, droning sound. 2. to give forth an indistinct sound of mingled voices or noises. 3. to utter an indistinct sound in hesitation, embarrassment, dissatisfaction, etc.; hem. 4. to sing with closed lips, without articulating words. 5. to be in a state […]
/ˈhʌməl/ adjective (Scot) 1. (of cattle) hornless 2. (of grain) awnless /ˈhʊməl/ noun 1. Johann Nepomuk (joˈhan ˈneːpomʊk). 1778–1837, German composer and pianist