psychrometer

noun psy·chrom·e·ter \ sī-ˈkrä-mə-tər \

Definition of psychrometer

: a hygrometer consisting essentially of two similar thermometers with the bulb of one being kept wet so that the cooling that results from evaporation makes it register a lower temperature than the dry one and with the difference between the readings constituting a measure of the dryness of the atmosphere

psychrometric

play \ˌsī-krə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

psychrometry

play \sī-ˈkrä-mə-trē\ noun

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psychrometer

noun psy·chrom·e·ter \ sī-ˈkräm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of psychrometer

: a hygrometer consisting essentially of two similar thermometers with the bulb of one being kept wet so that the cooling that results from evaporation makes it register a lower temperature than the dry one and with the difference between the readings constituting a measure of the dryness of the atmosphere

psychrometric

play \ˌsī-krə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

psychrometry

play \sī-ˈkräm-ə-trē\ noun plural psychrometries

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