windchill
noun Date: 1939 a still-air temperature that would have the same cooling effect on exposed human skin as a given combination of temperature and wind speed — called also chill factor, windchill factor, windchill index

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  • Windchill — Gefühlte Temperaturdifferenz (Windchill Faktor) bei 0 °C in Abhängigkeit vom Wind Der Windchill (engl. für Windkühle bzw Windfrösteln) beschreibt den Unterschied zwischen der gemessenen Lufttemperatur und der gefühlten Temperatur in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • windchill — wind·chill win(d) .chil n a still air temperature that would have the same cooling effect on exposed human flesh as a given combination of temperature and wind speed called also chill factor, windchill factor, windchill index * * * wind·chill… …   Medical dictionary

  • Windchill — Wịnd|chill [...tʃɪl], der; s [engl. windchill, aus: wind = Wind u. chill = Kühle]: durch Wind verursachte verstärkte ↑Empfindung (a) von Kälte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • windchill — The perceived temperature in winter when wind is blowing or when riding an open vehicle (motorcycle, snowmobile, etc.). It is calculated with the following formula Windchill Temperature = 0.045*(5.2735*SQROOT(W) + 10.45 0.2778*W)*(T 33.0)+33 WCF …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • windchill — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun or windchill factor : a still air temperature with the same cooling effect on exposed human flesh as a given combination of temperature and wind speed …   Useful english dictionary

  • windchill — noun The still air temperature equivalent to a given combination of temperature and wind speed as far as its cooling effect on exposed flesh is concerned …   Wiktionary

  • Windchill — Wịnd|chill [...tʃ̮ɪl ], der; <englisch> (durch Wind verursachte verstärkte Kälteempfindung) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • windchill factor — [wind′chil΄] n. an estimated measurement of the cooling effect of air and wind, esp. when applied to the loss of body heat from exposed skin; chill factor: also windchill index …   English World dictionary

  • windchill factor — noun see windchill * * * /wind chil , win /, Meteorol. the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed. Also, wind chill factor, wind chill factor. Also called chill factor, wind… …   Useful english dictionary

  • windchill factor — noun see windchill …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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