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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition"><br/>''Same as'' the [[wet-bulb temperature]] when the latter is below 0&deg;C and the  water on the [[thermometer]] is frozen.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Note that in dry conditions the wet bulb of a [[psychrometer]] may [[freeze]] when the [[air temperature]]  is appreciably above the [[freezing point]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition"><br/>''Same as'' the [[wet-bulb temperature]] when the latter is below 0&#x000b0;C and the  water on the [[thermometer]] is frozen.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Note that in dry conditions the wet bulb of a [[psychrometer]] may [[freeze]] when the [[air temperature]]  is appreciably above the [[freezing point]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 15:26, 20 February 2012



ice-bulb temperature


Same as the wet-bulb temperature when the latter is below 0°C and the water on the thermometer is frozen.

Note that in dry conditions the wet bulb of a psychrometer may freeze when the air temperature is appreciably above the freezing point.