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Humidity

Moisture; dampness; a moderate degree of wetness, which is perceptible to the eye or touch; used especially of the atmosphere, or of anything which has absorbed moisture from the atmosphere, as clothing.

in hygrometrical reports (as of the united states signal Service) complete saturation of the air is designated by humidity 100, and its partial saturation by smaller numbers.

Origin: cf. F. Humidite.


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biology urgent need help?

They could all be potentially confounding, if the insects sense and respond to - A - Humidity B - Geomagnetism C - Different stimuli at different ages D - Polarization of light interacting with the materials E - Frequencies of light F - Temperature Some are more likely, ...

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by Darby
Tue May 20, 2014 6:42 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology urgent need help?
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Re: Population ecology

... size is mostly dependent on availability of food. Where food is plentiful and good, size reaches an optimum. Other factors are temperature humidity, and possibly the ability to hide more easily. In tree frogs for instance their size is limited by the size of the bromeliad pools they lay ...

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by animartco
Sun May 18, 2014 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Population ecology
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biology urgent need help?

... number of insect in a dark side and the number in a bright side of the chamber.” Which one could be the three confounding variables? A - Varying humidity across the chamber B - The orientation of the chamber C - The age of the insects D - The non-reflective material from which the chamber is ...

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by zak
Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology urgent need help?
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A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species

... to every part of the world. It's a fact that we have similar types of climate on several continents. Sure, there are some differences in terrain, humidity etc., but they are, generally speaking, not too major. For example, tropical climate in Africa isn't all that different than tropical climate ...

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by Mothership
Fri May 10, 2013 12:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species
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Re: Transpiration Please help Me

... evolved different mechanisms (C3 versus C4 and CAM plants) to minimize water loss from the need to photosynthesize. Under extremely high levels of humidity, the rate of transpiration decreases even though the stomata are open. Although the opening and closing of the stomata may be an active process. ...

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by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration Please help Me
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