hygrometer

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noun hy·grom·e·ter \ hī-ˈgrä-mə-tər \

Definition of hygrometer

:any of several instruments for measuring the humidity of the atmosphere

hygrometric

play \ˌhī-grə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hygrometer

probably from French hygromètre, from hygr- + -mètre -meter


HYGROMETER Defined for Kids

hygrometer

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noun hy·grom·e·ter \ hī-ˈgrä-mə-tər \

Definition of hygrometer for Students

:an instrument for measuring the humidity of the air

Medical Dictionary

hygrometer

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noun hy·grom·e·ter \ hī-ˈgräm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of hygrometer

:any of several instruments for measuring the humidity of the atmosphere


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