supersaturation

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supersaturation The condition of air in which the humidity is above the level required for saturation at a given temperature (i.e. the relative humidity is greater than 100 per cent). Supersaturation results when the temperature of air containing no condensation nuclei falls below its dew point.

supersaturation

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supersaturation The condition of air in which the humidity is above the level required for saturation at a given temperature (i.e. the relative humidity is greater than 100%). Supersaturation results when the temperature of air containing no condensation nucleii falls below its dew point. See also SATURATED AIR.