wind chill

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wind chill

The cooling effect of wind at low temperatures. This is greater than the effect of ambient cold alone and may cause rapid heat loss, adding to the risk of HYPOTHERMIA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Those of you who were at Honley Showground that day will recall that it was not an especially hot day, but in a car with no shade and no windchill effect, the temperature can rise rapidly.
Heat loss from a building's surface increases proportionally to the square of the wind's speed (i.e., if wind speed doubles, heat loss quadruples), as anyone who has experienced the windchill effect knows.
Taking into account the windchill effect on a 20[degrees]F day, that means the difference between what feels like below-zero temperatures and an almost imperceptible cooling breeze (similar to the breeze generated by walking).