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Definition of humidistat

: an instrument for regulating or maintaining the degree of humidity

Examples of humidistat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The thermostat and humidistat work together to adjust its operation to your attic’s current conditions, maximizing its efficacy. Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 28 July 2022 My first thought is that the dehumidifier should be hooked up to a humidistat, and my second is that running a dehumidifier all the time seems excessive. Mark Philben,, 17 Apr. 2022 The Elechomes Humidifier is equipped with the brand's humidistat system, which self-regulates the humidity to match your customizable range. Emily Belfiore, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Dec. 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of humidistat

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Humidistat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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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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