wind chill


wind chill
noun the cooling effect of wind on a surface.

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  • wind|chill — wind chill, or wind|chill «WIHND CHIHL», noun. the combined cooling effect on the human body of air temperature and wind speed. If the air temperature is 10 °F and the wind speed is 10 mph, the estimated wind chill is ―9°F …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind chill — [ˈwınd tʃıl] n [U] technical the cooling effect of the wind ▪ It must have been minus 5 with the wind chill factor …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wind Chill — Wind Chill, est un film américano britannique d épouvante réalisé par Gregory Jacobs, sorti en 2007. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wind Chill — o Sensación Térmica del Viento es una película de terror de 2007 protagonizada por Emily Blunt y Ashton Holmes. George Clooney y Steven Soderbergh están entre los productores del proyecto. La película fue dirigida por Gregory Jacobs, quien… …   Wikipedia Español

  • wind chill — [ wınd ,tʃıl ] noun uncount the fact that the wind makes the air temperature feel colder …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wind chill — ► NOUN ▪ the cooling effect of wind on a surface …   English terms dictionary

  • Wind chill — This page is for the meteorological effect of wind chill. For the film, see Wind Chill. Wind chill is the apparent temperature felt on exposed skin, which is a function of the air temperature and wind speed. The wind chill temperature (often… …   Wikipedia

  • wind chill — Still air temperature that would have the same cooling effect on exposed skin as a given combination of temperature and wind speed. As the wind speed increases, the wind chill equivalent temperature decreases; e.g., an air temperature of 30 °F… …   Universalium

  • wind chill — noun : the cooling effect of moving air on a body expressed as the amount of heat lost per unit area per unit of time and taking into account both temperature and wind speed * * * wind chill noun 1. The cooling effect that wind has as it blows on …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wind Chill — This page is for the movie Wind Chill. For the term, see wind chill.Infobox Film name = Wind Chill caption = Promotional movie poster for the film imdb id = 0486051 writer = Joe Gangemi Steven A. Katz starring = Emily Blunt Ashton Holmes Chelan… …   Wikipedia

  • wind·chill — /ˈwındˌʧıl/ noun, pl chills chiefly US 1 [noncount] : the effect that wind has of making air feel colder than it actually is It s cold outside, and it feels even colder because of the windchill. called also windchill factor 2 [count] : a… …   Useful english dictionary