[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/
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.
an index of the effect on human comfort of temperature and humidity levels, 65 being the highest comfortable level
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.
adjective 1. having a temper or disposition of a specified character (usually used in combination): a good-tempered child. 2. Music. tuned in accordance with some other temperament than just or pure temperament, especially tuned in equal temperament. 3. made less intense or violent, especially by the influence of something good or benign: justice tempered with […]