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absolute humidity[′ab·sə‚lüt hyü′mid·ə·dē]
The ratio of the mass of water vapor in a sample of air to the volume of the sample.
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The mass of water vapor per unit volume of air.
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The mass of water vapor present per unit volume of space (i.e., the density of water vapor, usually expressed in gm/m3). It is the actual amount of water, by weight, in water vapor in a given volume of space. Also known as vapor concentration.
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