humid

  • 1 Humid — Hu mid (h[=u] m[i^]d), a. [L. humidus, umidus, fr. humere, umere, to be moist; akin to uvidus moist, Gr. ygro s, Skr. uksh to wet, sprinkle, and Icel. v[ o]kr moist, and perh. to E. ox: cf. F. humide.] Containing sensible moisture; damp; moist;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Humīd — (lat.), feucht; Humidation, Anfeuchtung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 3 Humid — Humīd (lat.), feucht, naß; Humidität, Feuchtigkeit …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 4 Humid — Humid, lat. deutsch, feucht; H.ität, Feuchtigkeit …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 5 humid — humid:⇨feucht(1) …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 6 humid — early 15c., from O.Fr. humide or directly from L. humidus moist, wet, variant (probably by influence of humus earth ) of umidus, from umere be moist, from PIE *wegw wet …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 humid — moist, damp, *wet, dank Contrasted words: *dry, arid …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 humid — [adj] very damp, referring to weather boiling, clammy, close, dank, irriguous, moist, mucky, muggy, oppressive, sodden, soggy, steamy, sticky, stifling, stuffy, sultry, sweaty, sweltering, watery, wet; concepts 525,603 Ant. arid, dry …

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  • 9 humid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ marked by a high level of water vapour in the atmosphere. DERIVATIVES humidly adverb humidity noun. ORIGIN Latin humidus, from humere be moist …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 humid — [hyo͞o′mid, yo͞o′mid] adj. [Fr humide < L humidus < humere, altered (after humus) < umere, to be moist: see HUMOR] full of water vapor; damp; moist SYN. WET …

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  • 11 humid — hu|mid [ˈhju:mıd] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: humidus, from humere to be slightly wet ] if the weather is humid, you feel uncomfortable because the air is very wet and usually hot ▪ Tokyo is extremely humid in mid summer. humid… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 humid — [[t]hju͟ːmɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED You use humid to describe an atmosphere or climate that is very damp, and usually very hot. Visitors can expect hot and humid conditions... The day is overcast and humid. Syn: sticky, heavy Ant: dry …

    English dictionary

  • 13 humid — humidly, adv. humidness, n. /hyooh mid/ or, often, /yooh /, adj. containing a high amount of water or water vapor; noticeably moist: humid air; a humid climate. [1375 1425; late ME < L (h)umidus, equiv. to (h)um(ere) to be moist + idus ID4] Syn.… …

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  • 14 humid — adjective weather that is humid makes you feel uncomfortable because the air feels very hot and wet: Tokyo is extremely humid in mid summer. compare dry 1 (2) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 Humid — Klimate der Erde nach Humidität: ██ Humides Klima ██ Teilarides Klima ██ Arides Klima Humides Klima ist gleichbedeutend mit feuchtem Klima …

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  • 16 humid — adjective Containing sensible moisture (usually describing air or atmosphere); damp; moist; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor. , 1667 , Paradise Lost (1667) Syn: damp, moist …

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  • 17 humid — feucht; nass * * * hu|mid 〈Adj.〉 feucht, nass, niederschlagsreich (Klima) [<lat. humidus „feucht, nass“] * * * hu|mid, hu|mi|de <Adj.> [frz. humide < lat. (h)umidus] (Geogr.): reich an Niederschlag, feucht: ein humides Klima; humide… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 humid — hu·mid hyü məd, yü adj containing or characterized by perceptible moisture esp. to the point of being oppressive <a hot humid climate> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 19 humid — adj. Humid is used with these nouns: ↑air, ↑atmosphere, ↑climate, ↑condition, ↑heat, ↑night, ↑summer, ↑weather …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 humid — [ˈhjuːmɪd] adj hot and wet in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable a humid climate[/ex] …

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