Definition of humidify in English:

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humidify

Pronunciation: /hjʊˈmɪdɪfʌɪ/

verb (humidifies, humidifying, humidified)

[with object]
Increase the level of moisture in (air): a regulated flow of humidified air
More example sentences
  • The water bubbler humidified the air to minimize desiccation.
  • We previously showed that subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis, out of their allergy season, had a reduced ability to warm and humidify air compared with normal subjects.
  • Even if you live in the mountains or desert - habitats usually unfriendly to dust mites - you may have dust mites in your home if you humidify your air.

Derivatives

humidification

Pronunciation: /hjʊmɪdɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • Several studies have found symptoms to be associated with central air conditioning with or without humidification.
  • Many wood furnaces also are designed to burn coal, and some have blowers for increased combustion temperatures as well as optional evaporation pans for humidification.
  • All three office buildings were mechanically ventilated without humidification.

Words that rhyme with humidify

acidify, rigidify, solidify

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: hu¦mid|ify

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