hygrometer


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hy·grom·e·ter

 (hī-grŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
Any of several instruments that measure atmospheric humidity.

hy′gro·met′ric (hī′grə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
hy·grom′e·try n.
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hygrometer

(haɪˈɡrɒmɪtə)
n
(Physical Geography) any of various instruments for measuring humidity
hygrometric, hygrometrical adj
ˌhygroˈmetrically adv
hyˈgrometry n
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hy•grom•e•ter

(haɪˈgrɒm ɪ tər)

n.
any instrument for measuring the water-vapor content of the atmosphere.
[1660–70]
hy•gro•met•ric (ˌhaɪ grəˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
hy•grom′e•try, n.
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hy·grom·e·ter

(hī-grŏm′ĭ-tər)
An instrument that measures the humidity of the air.
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hygrometer

an instrument for measuring the amount of moisture in the air.
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hygrometer

A piece of equipment for measuring the percentage humidity of the air.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hygrometer - measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmospherehygrometer - measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere
hygrodeik - a wet and dry bulb hygrometer
hygroscope - hygrometer that shows variations in the relative humidity of the atmosphere
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
psychrometer - a hygrometer consisting of a dry-bulb thermometer and a wet-bulb thermometer; their difference indicates the dryness of the surrounding air
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Translations

hygrometer

[haɪˈgrɒmɪtəʳ] nigrometro
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Some are known to you, such as the thermometer, which gives the internal temperature of the Nautilus; the barometer, which indicates the weight of the air and foretells the changes of the weather; the hygrometer, which marks the dryness of the atmosphere; the storm-glass, the contents of which, by decomposing, announce the approach of tempests; the compass, which guides my course; the sextant, which shows the latitude by the altitude of the sun; chronometers, by which I calculate the longitude; and glasses for day and night, which I use to examine the points of the horizon, when the Nautilus rises to the surface of the waves."
The hygrometer gave a difference of 29.6 degs., between the temperature of the air, and the point at which dew was precipitated.
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Nairne of London proposing a slowly sensible hygrometer for certain purposes; a letter to Dr.
Place the thermometer/ hygrometer and a small bowl of water inside the incubator.
Kahn Instruments' Easidew Plus Portable Hygrometer measures dewpoint in compressed air and other gases over the dewpoint measurement range of -58 to +68 F (-50 to +20 C).
The test chamber used for both the hygrometer and mass loss measurements is shown in Fig.
* PORTABLE INSTRUMENTATION Our Handheld 625 Hygrometer * COMPRESSED AIR HUMIDITY MONITORING SYSTEMS Com-Air
"He designed the helicopter and many other machines such as the eccentric cam, the worm screw, the hygrometer, the oil press, the anemometer, the rolling mill, the flywheel, the jack or the toothed rack, the ball bearings amongst others," he said.
MICHELL Instruments has introduced a new S8000 RS high-precision dew-point hygrometer that enables furnace operators to achieve high standards of finishes and quality of metal products at lower annealing temperatures.
What is measured by a hygrometer? be appointed after World War II?
People measure humidity with an instrument called a hygrometer. The hygrometer can absorb water from the air.