absorption hygrometer

noun

: a hygrometer that utilizes the elongation and shrinkage of organic tissue or fiber to indicate increasing or decreasing atmospheric humidity see hair hygrometer

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of absorption hygrometer was in 1848

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“Absorption hygrometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absorption%20hygrometer. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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