humidify

verb
hu·​mid·​i·​fy | \ hyü-ˈmi-də-ˌfī How to pronounce humidify (audio) , yü- \
humidified; humidifying

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Other Words from humidify

humidification \ hyü-​ˌmi-​də-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce humidify (audio) , yü-​ \ noun

Examples of humidify in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 8 most helpful new home products of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 8 most helpful new home products of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 8 most helpful new home products of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 8 most helpful new home products of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 8 most helpful new home products of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 8 most helpful new home products of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Dyson’s newest tower fan does it all: purify, humidify, and cool. Popular Science, "The 100 greatest innovations of 2020," 1 Dec. 2020 Air purifiers that humidify combine an air purifier's cleansing power with the skin and allergen benefits of a humidifier. NBC News, "Dyson air purifier recommendations and shopping guide 2020," 28 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of humidify

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of humidify was in 1885

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“Humidify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humidify. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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humidify

verb
hu·​mid·​i·​fy | \ hyü-ˈmi-də-ˌfī How to pronounce humidify (audio) , yü- \
humidified; humidifying

Kids Definition of humidify

: to make (as the air of a room) more moist

Other Words from humidify

humidifier noun

humidify

transitive verb
hu·​mid·​i·​fy | \ -ˌfī How to pronounce humidify (audio) \
humidified; humidifying

Medical Definition of humidify

: to make humid

Other Words from humidify

humidification \ -​ˌmid-​ə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce humidify (audio) \ noun

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