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Definition of humidifier

: a device for supplying or maintaining humidity

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Recent Examples on the Web But as a bonus, a diffuser can double as a humidifier that will discharge moisture into your home, something your body will be craving especially when your heater is at full blast. Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, "What is hygge? Shop the super-cozy Scandinavian home trend," 27 Dec. 2019 Given these conditions, the sale of preventive products such as air purifiers, humidifiers, and anti-pollution masks is on the rise in the national capital region. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "In photos: Anti-pollution masks are now an essential accessory in Delhi," 15 Nov. 2019 Before the first signs of epidermal discomfort take hold, one of the easiest ways to arm yourself is to invest in a humidifier for your bedroom, says Bowe. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Can You Prevent Dry Skin? 4 Expert Tips for Chilly Days Ahead," 13 Sep. 2019 Welcome to the winners' circle, Honeywell HCM350W. There are so, so many reasons this humidifier is superior to every other model on the market. Stephanie Shore Fisher, Country Living, "The Honeywell HCM350W Humidifier Is Single-Handedly Helping Me Survive the Winter," 12 Feb. 2019 There are also plenty of rave reviews crediting this humidifier with saving their skin in harsh winter weather. Braelyn Wood,, "The Best-Selling Pure Enrichment Humidifier on Amazon Will Save Your Dry Skin This Winter," 21 Nov. 2019 Instead, use a humidifier to bring some moisture back into your room. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, "20 things you didn't know you needed for winter on Amazon," 19 Nov. 2019 At one point, Alvarado told Huff to change the humidifier chamber, which keeps Sophia's lungs moist. oregonlive, "Death and deals: Sick children suffer, private equity profits," 26 Oct. 2019 If the room is too dry, use a room humidifier to add a little moisture to the air. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh Longer," 21 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of humidifier

1884, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jan 2020

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“Humidifier.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of humidifier

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


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Medical Definition of humidifier

: a device for supplying or maintaining humidity

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