air washer

noun

Definition of air washer

: the part of an air-conditioning system in which the air is freed from dust and given the desired humidity by means of a spray of water

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First Known Use of air washer

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air washer was in 1876

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“Air washer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20washer. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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