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relative humidity
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Ratio of the amount of water vapor present in the air to that which the air would hold at saturation at the same temperature. It is usually considered on the basis of the weight of the vapor but, for accuracy, should be considered on the basis of vapor pressures.
Definition Source
Forest Products Laboratory. 2010. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
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Broader Term
humidity
Related Term
Bowen ratio
dewpoint
humidity gauges
hygrometers
leaf wetness
vapor pressure deficit
Spanish
humedad relativa
Term Number
46149