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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humidity  \Hu*mid"i*ty\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  humidit['e].] 
  Moisture;  dampness;  a  moderate  degree  of  wetness,  which  is 
  perceptible  to  the  eye  or  touch;  --  used  especially  of  the 
  atmosphere,  or  of  anything  which  has  absorbed  moisture  from 
  the  atmosphere,  as  clothing. 
 
  Note:  In  hygrometrical  reports  (as  of  the  United  States 
  Signal  Service)  complete  saturation  of  the  air  is 
  designated  by  Humidity  100,  and  its  partial  saturation 
  by  smaller  numbers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humidity 
  n  :  wetness  in  the  atmosphere  [syn:  {humidness}] 




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