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comfort zone

[′kəm·fərt ‚zōn]
(engineering)
The ranges of indoor temperature, humidity, and air movement, under which most persons enjoy mental and physical well-being. Also known as comfort standard.

comfort zone

In a heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning system, the range in temperature, humidity, and air movement that most of the building’s occupants consider to be comfortable.

comfort zone

The range of temperature, humidity, and air movement most suitable for human enjoyment. The aim is to have these values in the passenger cabin.
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Engineers can be very useful and successful [without ever leaving their comfort zone. However, there is more to a mission than just operations.
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Let's hope our other two Labour MPs will also come out of their 'political comfort zone' and be prepared to criticise their party and local councillors when they know bad decision are being made affecting their constituents lives.
Your comfort zone is where you are fully able, competent and comfortable.
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The standard clarifies that the upper humidity limit shown on the psychrometric chart in the graphical method only applies to the Graphic Comfort Zone Method for Typical Indoor Environments (Graphic Comfort Zone Method).