Fulks, J. R. Formerly, National Weather Service, Chicago, Illinois.
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Atmospheric water-vapor content, expressed in any of several measures, especially relative humidity, absolute humidity, humidity mixing ratio, and specific humidity. Quantity of water vapor is also specified indirectly by dew point (or frost point), vapor pressure, and a combination of wet-bulb and dry-bulb (actual) temperatures. See also: Dew point; Vapor pressure
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