hu·​mid·​i·​stat | \ hyü-ˈmi-də-ˌstat How to pronounce humidistat (audio) , yü- \

Definition of humidistat

: an instrument for regulating or maintaining the degree of humidity

Examples of humidistat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Basic humidifiers will have a smaller tank and no frills while a high-end model will typically include a larger capacity and extras like a timer or humidistat. Bre Richey,, 2 Apr. 2021 The humidifier has a 1.6-gallon tank, three fan speeds and an adjustable humidistat. Cameron Fields, cleveland, 14 Oct. 2020 Our favorite feature about this humidifier is the humidistat. Rachel Rothman, Good Housekeeping, 8 July 2020

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First Known Use of humidistat

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of humidistat was circa 1904

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17 Apr 2021

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“Humidistat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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hu·​mid·​i·​stat | \ hyü-ˈmid-ə-ˌstat, yü- How to pronounce humidistat (audio) \

Medical Definition of humidistat

: an instrument for regulating or maintaining the degree of humidity


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