moist air

moist air

[′mȯist ′er]
(meteorology)
In atmospheric thermodynamics, air that is a mixture of dry air and any amount of water vapor.
Generally, air with a high relative humidity.
References in classic literature ?
The shot of a rifle loses its sharpness in the moist air, and its smoke moves in a tardy little cloud towards the green rise, coppice-topped, that makes a background for the falling rain.
He had shown symptoms of weakness in one of his lungs, and his medical advisers, seeing that he prospered in the dry atmosphere of France, warned him to be careful of breathing too soon the moist air of his own country.
And over all the sun shone huge and round and red, a monster sun above a monstrous world, its light dispersed by the humid air of Caspak--the warm, moist air which lies sluggish upon the breast of this great mother of life, Nature's mightiest incubator.
Tenders are invited for Air-supply equipment on the unit "retrofitted GCO" Area-time farm Zainsk GRES "Device protection against ingress of moist air in the storage tanks of the acid HC" for the needs of JSC "Generation Company" W .
The Met Office says coastal fog forms when relatively warm, moist air passes over a cool surface.
Amman, March 1 (Petra)--The Kingdom will be affected on Sunday by a moist air mass.
A: Condensation, or fogging, on storm windows occurs because the storm windows are tighter than the primary windows, and warm, moist air bypasses the latter.
Sometimes that can stop air circulating, trapping moist air from your body on cold, external walls.
A combination of cool, moist air results in scent that is heavy and closer to the ground.
Further spells of heavy rain are likely as the moist air is lifted up over the high ground.
Damascus, SANA -- Temperature drops slightly Sunday, nearing its average as the country is affected by a low pressure in all layers of the atmosphere, accompanied with moist air masses.