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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See heat index.

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  • n. An index of temperature and humidity intended to encapsulate in one number how hot it feels on a humid day

Etymologies

humi(dity) + (tempera)ture.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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