rate of change of temperature with distance.
the rate of change in temperature in a given direction, esp in altitude
The rate of change of temperature with displacement in a given direction from a given reference point.
- Temperature-humidity index
[tem-per-uh-cher-hyoo-mid-i-tee or, often, -yoo-, -pruh-, -per-cher-, -choo r] /ˈtɛm pər ə tʃər hyuˈmɪd ɪ ti or, often, -yu-, -prə-, -pər tʃər-, -ˌtʃʊər/ noun 1. 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 […]
noun, Meteorology. 1. inversion (def 12). temperature inversion noun 1. (meteorol) an abnormal increase in temperature with height in the troposphere
noun, Physiology. 1. a sensory area in the skin that selectively responds to increased or decreased temperature; a warm spot or a cold spot.
noun, Metallurgy. 1. any of the colors appearing on the surface of clean, unoxidized steel heated in air, from pale yellow at the coolest to dark blue at the hottest: used as an approximate indication of temperature.