Definition of "humidity" []

  • Dampness, especially of the air. (noun)
  • Relative humidity. (noun)
  • The state of being humid; dampness (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A measure of the amount of moisture in the air (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "humidity" in a sentence
  • "The term humidity describes the fact that the atmosphere can contain water vapor."
  • "I'm from Seattle where it rains all of the time and the humidity is always high during the rainy season."
  • "Coming from Arizona where, at this time of the year in the Sonoran desert, the humidity is about 8-10% - and the temperature in the 80's-90's - that's when an evaporative cooler works best Pete."