Difference between revisions of "Wind chill"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The portion of the cooling of a human body caused by air motion.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Air motion accelerates the rate of [[heat transfer]] from a human body to the surrounding [[atmosphere]],  especially when temperatures are below about 7&deg;C (45&deg;F).</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The portion of the cooling of a human body caused by air motion.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Air motion accelerates the rate of [[heat transfer]] from a human body to the surrounding [[atmosphere]],  especially when temperatures are below about 7&#x000b0;C (45&#x000b0;F).</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:29, 20 February 2012



wind chill

The portion of the cooling of a human body caused by air motion.

Air motion accelerates the rate of heat transfer from a human body to the surrounding atmosphere, especially when temperatures are below about 7°C (45°F).