water vapour


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water vapour

water in the gaseous state, esp when due to evaporation at a temperature below the boiling point
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Heat is generated as a result of compressing atmospheric air, which means the air can hold water vapour as it passes through the compression stage.
Scientists at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have confirmed that the increased water vapour level in the upper troposphere is a result of human activities.
This is sufficient space for the water vapour to be able to adsorb and accumulate," explains Dr.
This integrated profile relates to a measurement of the total amount of water vapour but lacks a vertical discretization of the atmospheric processes, not allowing to identify where the water vapour is located in its tropospheric profile (Bastin et al.
The water vapour plumes were identified near the moon' south pole and are the first observational evidence of water vapour being ejected from its surface.
Bergh, "Ground-based water vapour soundings by microwave radiometry and Raman lidar on Jungfraujoch (Swiss Alps)," Atmos.
Air can contain varying amounts of water vapour; warm air can hold more water vapour than cold air.
The water vapour starts to condense to form tiny water droplets.
The integrity of this extremely thin metal layer is found to provide an excellent barrier to light, water vapour, oxygen as well as other gases and aromas.
They found that without the sustaining support of these gases, the greenhouse effect rapidly collapsed as water vapour precipitated out of the atmosphere, and the Earth became icebound.
The fan runs for long enough to control water vapour levels in the bathroom.
Versaperm has introduced a version of its Water Vapour Transmission Meter (WVTR) that can not only measure the water vapour permeability of packaging, but can be configured to measure permeability for a wide range of other gases as well.