Definition of hygrometer in English:

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hygrometer

Pronunciation: /hīˈɡrämədər/

noun

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.

Derivatives

hygrometric

Pronunciation: /ˌhīɡrəˈmetrik/
adjective
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.

hygrometry

Pronunciation: /hīˈɡrämətrē/
noun
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.

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Syllabification: hy·grom·e·ter

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