Definitions for "Dry-bulb temperature"
This is the shade temperature (degrees Celsius) registered by a mercury-in-glass thermometer exposed in a white louvered box or meteorological screen which is raised on legs one metre above the ground.
air temperature measured with a thermometer, similar to ambient temperature. The term "dry-bulb" distinguishes it from the wet-bulb temperature measured by a psychrometer to determine relative humidity.
The dry-bulb temperature is the temperature of air as measured by a standard thermometer.