containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor
"humid air"; "humid weather"
Containing sensible moisture (usually describing air or atmosphere); damp; moist; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor.
containing sensible moisture; damp; moist; as, a humidair or atmosphere; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor
Origin: [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
hū′mid, adj. moist: damp: rather wet.—adv. Hū′midly.—ns. Hū′midness, Humid′ity, moisture: a moderate degree of wetness. [L. humidus—humēre, to be moist.]
Of the air or climate containing or having a moderate amount of water vapor.
The most humid cities on earth are generally located closer to the equator, near coastal regions. Cities in South and Southeast Asia are among the most humid.Submitted by MC Harmonious on September 1, 2015
The numerical value of humid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of humid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of humid in a Sentence
Always find a time to sit on a humid autumn bench to feed the poor birds or to think the dying leaves!
Although serviced on a regular basis, reliability has decreased with failures increasing, especially in hot/humid environments.
If the weather is hotter or more humid than usual, the best thing to do is slow your pace – and your expectations – if you are racing.
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.
This is going to need a highly sophisticated operation in one of the most difficult places on earth, it's very hot and very humid, and we're talking about hundreds of kilometers of densely forested areas.
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- humitCatalan, Valencian
- feucht, feuchten, feuchte, feuchtes, feuchterGerman
- υγρός, νοτερόςGreek
- humidi, kosteaFinnish
- fochtich, dampWestern Frisian
- 湿気の多い, 蒸し暑いJapanese
- valgans, mikls, valgs, mitrsLatvian
- vochtig, vochtigeDutch
- wilgotne, wilgotny, wilgotnaPolish
- úmido, húmidoPortuguese
- umedă, umedRomanian
- rutubetli, nemliTurkish
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