What does humid mean?

Definitions for humid
ˈhyu mɪd; often ˈyu-hu·mid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humidadjective

    containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor

    "humid air"; "humid weather"


  1. humidadjective

    Containing sensible moisture (usually describing air or atmosphere); damp; moist; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humidadjective

    containing sensible moisture; damp; moist; as, a humidair or atmosphere; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor

    Etymology: [L. humidus, umidus, fr. humere, umere, to be moist; akin to uvidus moist, Gr. "ygro`s, Skr. uksh to wet, sprinkle, and Icel. vkr moist, and perh. to E. ox: cf. F. humide.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Humid

    hū′mid, adj. moist: damp: rather wet.—adv. Hū′midly.—ns. Hū′midness, Humid′ity, moisture: a moderate degree of wetness. [L. humidushumēre, to be moist.]


  1. Humid

    applied to regions in which the normal rainfall is sufficient to produce ordinary farm crops without irrigation: see arid.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of humid in a Sentence

  1. Dan Petersen:

    The central part of the country is going to get hot and humid, in Southern California, the heat coming out of the deserts will expand and go into the valley areas.

  2. Samer Jaber:

    Just be careful, as your skin in that area will likely be sensitive and topical acne treatments can make this more irritated and even worse. FOGGY GLASSES Since face masks trap the breath and foster moist, humid environments, glasses wearersmay have noticed that wearing a face mask can cause your lenses to fog. In a 2011 study from the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, researchers advised washing the glasses with soapy water immediately before wearing a face mask. Face masks trap the breath and foster humidity so glasses wearers may have noticed that wearing a face mask can cause the lenses to fog. (iStock) After shaking off any excess water, let the spectacles air dry or gently dry off the lenses with a soft tissue before putting them back on. Now the spectacle lenses should not mist up when the face mask is worn, they wrote. Glasses fog because humidity can escape the mask and move upward, coming into contact with the lenses and causing them to fog. Placing a tissue under the top of your face mask can also help absorb some of the droplets, leading to clear lenses. Wearing a mask that can form to the bridge of your nose one with wire, for instance can help prevent the warm air from your mouth from reaching your lenses. DRY, CRACKED HANDS FROM FREQUENT WASHING Next, frequent hand washing, especially during the ongoing pandemic, can lead to skin feeling dry, irritatedor cracked. Preventing rough skin can be as simple as switching to a fragrance-free hand soap, which may contain fewer irritants. But Jaber also recommends carrying hand moisturizer for use after washing and drying your hands, suggesting a cream or an ointment rather than a lotion, as lotions are usually thinner and often contain alcohol. Experts advise carrying hand moisturizer for use after washing and drying your hands. (iStock) Lotions can be great, but creams or ointments are thicker. Vaseline is an ointment, and it really locks things in.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Always find a time to sit on a humid autumn bench to feed the poor birds or to think the dying leaves!

  4. Anthony Sagliani:

    Believe it or not, it is always very humid in these places surrounding the Persian Gulf during the summer, but the nature of the extreme heat wave is causing some of the highest combinations of heat and humidity ever observed.

  5. Patrick Reed:

    If power stayed out for a while, especially how hot and humid it gets here, you would get pretty sticky in( the clubhouse), it’s just another little thing to add that you have to be mentally strong for and handle because anytime you get those little curveballs thrown at you, you have to figure out a way to just keep on pushing and get through it.

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    the act of making something completely wet
    • A. congius
    • B. fervidness
    • C. defilement
    • D. sousing

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