Share this entry
hygrometer Syllabification: hy·grom·e·ter
Pronunciation: /hīˈɡrämədər/

Definition of hygrometer in English:


An instrument for measuring the humidity of the air or a gas.
Example sentences
  • Some dehumidifiers feature a hygrometer, which measures room humidity.
  • Periodically check the humidity with a hygrometer, available at your local hardware store.
  • Dew point temperature is measured with a hygrometer, and you can make your own.


Pronunciation: /ˌhīɡrəˈmetrik/
Example sentences
  • All hygrometric measurements were performed using the psychrometric method after 3 hours at the steady state.
  • Natural condensation on the back wall records a hygrometric value between 55 and 80%.
  • Control joints are needed to accommodate the potential for movement resulting from thermal and hygrometric variations.
Pronunciation: /hīˈɡrämətrē/
Example sentences
  • We tested the hypothesis that inlet chamber temperature may affect humidifier performance, as assessed by hygrometry.
  • The hygrometry fluctuated between 65% during the day and 90% during the night.
  • Inspired gas hygrometry was measured with the ventilator and airway circuit connected to a test lung under the following conditions.
Definition of hygrometer in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources