discomfort index


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discomfort index

[dis′kəm·fərt ‚in‚deks]
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The cold arrives with wind-flow: the discomfort index may be all too apparent.
The immediate results were cries of outraged indignity from citizens who thought their particular home towns were being maligned when the Discomfort Index hit high numbers.
Socio-economic indicators such as discomfort index, human development index, social and community services performance, interest rate, and private capital formation were the critical variables.
The second component of the discomfort index - making internal attributions for good outcomes - gauges the extent to which managers feel pressured to justify their past actions by publicly crediting internal sources for any positive outcomes.
The National Weather Service uses a discomfort index to show how high humidity combines with temperature to intensify the heat of summer.
The heat index or the human discomfort index, often called the init factor, is the temperature felt by the body based on air temperature and humidity.