instrument used in meteorological science to measure the humidity, or amount of water vapour in the air. Several major types of hygrometers are used ... [2 related articles]
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hygrometer 1. A measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere. 2. Any of several instruments that measure atmospheric humidity. The most common type of hygrometer consists of two, side-by-side mercury or electronic thermometers, one of which has a dry bulb, and one of ...
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A hygrometer (UK) is an instrument used for measuring the moisture content in the environmental air, or humidity. Most measurement devices usually rely on measurements of some other quantity such as temperature, pressure, mass or a mechanical or electrical change in a substance as moisture is absor...
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A gauge which indicates the level of humidity within a humidor. The ideal reading for cigar storage is: 72-74 relative humidity
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An instrument which measures the water vapor content in the atmosphere. There are several different means of transduction used in measuring this quantity and hence various types of hygrometers. These are: a) the psychrometer, which utilizes the thermodynamic method; b) the class of instruments which...
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An instrument for measuring atmospheric humidity.
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An instrument for measuring the humidity of air
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An instrument that measures the water vapor content of the atmosphere. Related term: psychrometer
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An instrument that measures the water vapour content of the atmosphere
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hygrometer (hīgrom'utur) , instrument used to measure the moisture content of a gas, as in determining the relative humidity of air. The temperature at which dew or frost forms is a measure of the absolute humidity—the weight of water vapor per unit volume of air or other gas at the ...
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A hygrometer is an instrument used to measure atmospheric humidity. A simple form of hygrometer, used in houses and offices, utilises the change in length in an organic fibre (often a human hair) brought about by the absorption of moisture. The fibre tends to lengthen in damp air, and the apparatus ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī-grom′ĕ-tĕr Definitions: 1. Any device for measuring the water vapor in the atmosphere, usually indicating relative humidity directly.
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Any instrument for measuring the humidity, or water vapour content, of a gas (usually air). A wet and dry bulb hygrometer consists of two vertical thermometers, with one of the bulbs covered in absorbent cloth dipped into water. As the water evaporates, the bulb cools, producing a temperature differ...
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