One of the two thermometers of a psychrometer, the bulb of which is enclosed in wetted material so that water is constantly evaporating from it and cooling the bulb.
More example sentences
- A wet bulb thermometer is simply a thermometer with the bulb wrapped in moist muslin.
- Comfort conditions were calculated from dry bulb, wet bulb and globe temperature measurements as well as wind speed.
- For this Friday Market in Kuwait, hot dry external air is humidified with jets of atomized water, and cooled to near wet bulb temperature.
Definition of wet bulb in:
- The US English dictionary