humidifier

noun
hu·​mid·​i·​fi·​er | \ hyü-ˈmi-də-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce humidifier (audio) , yü-\

Definition of humidifier

: a device for supplying or maintaining humidity

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Therefore, experts recommend adding moisture to the air with a humidifier in your bedroom. Talia Abbas, SELF, "11 Tips for How to Treat Eczema During the Winter," 7 Jan. 2019 There's no question about it: A humidifier is an absolute must. Stephanie Shore Fisher, Country Living, "The Honeywell HCM350W Humidifier Is Single-Handedly Helping Me Survive the Winter," 12 Feb. 2019 Unplug, empty the humidifier, and disassemble it completely. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How to Clean a Humidifier, According to the Good Housekeeping Institute," 4 Jan. 2019 Location: Typically grows in home systems like humidifiers, cooling coils, drain pans, and window sealants. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "How To ID The Different Kinds Of Mold In Your House—And Their Cause," 17 Sep. 2018 One way to counteract these drying factors is by using a humidifier. Maria Cassano, Allure, "The Best Humidifiers to Buy at Every Price Point," 24 Oct. 2018 Also, dry winter air means people often crank up their humidifiers, Dr. Hoyt adds. Colleen Stinchcombe, SELF, "13 Ways to Triumph Over Fall Allergies," 13 Nov. 2018 In Phase II, they will be placed in a plastic tent with a humidifier, a batch or two a day, and then sandwiched between plastic press boards to straighten them out. Erik Lacitis, The Seattle Times, "Saving Aberdeen history after museum fire, one photo and VHS tape at a time," 16 July 2018 Since then, the brand has released a few versions of the dryer—some in different colors, a pro version with longer cords—but it's left everyone hooked on its magic wondering what's next outside of vacuums and humidifiers. Lindsay Schallon, Glamour, "Dyson Made a $500 Dryer That Literally Curls Your Hair for You," 9 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of humidifier

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of humidifier was in 1884

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humidifier

noun

English Language Learners Definition of humidifier

: a machine that adds moisture to the air in a room

humidifier

noun
hu·​mid·​i·​fi·​er | \ hyü-ˈmid-ə-ˌfī(-ə)r, yü- How to pronounce humidifier (audio) \

Medical Definition of humidifier

: a device for supplying or maintaining humidity

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