Definitions for dew-point

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Dew-Point is a 9 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 7 points.

You can make 278 anagrams from letters in dew-point (-deinoptw).

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  1. the temperature to which air must be cooled, at a given pressure and water-vapor content, for it to reach saturation; the temperature at which dew begins to form.

Origin of dew-point

First recorded in 1825-35

Examples for dew-point

The covering acts as a screen, which prevents the heat from radiating to the dew point.

The temperature at which air is saturated and condensation begins is called the dew point.

The complement of the dew point is 178 below the average of the month in the two preceding years.

They therefore do not lose heat enough to sink their temperature to the dew point.

The temperature of the surface when the moisture first forms is the dew point.

Water boiled at 211 degrees and a fraction; but there was no dew point.

When that begins to take place the thermometer will show the dew point.

On the 14th we tried to ascertain the dew point, but failed, as in previous instances.

In fog the dew point is at the surface of the earth; in summer it may be several thousands of feet above.

But any one can easily determine the dew point without a special instrument for that purpose.

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