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Any of several instruments that measure atmospheric humidity.
hy′gro·met′ric (hī′grə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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(Physical Geography) any of various instruments for measuring humidity
hygrometric, hygrometrical adj
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hy•grom•e•ter(haɪˈgrɒm ɪ tər)
any instrument for measuring the water-vapor content of the atmosphere.
hy•gro•met•ric (ˌhaɪ grəˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
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An instrument that measures the humidity of the air.
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an instrument for measuring the amount of moisture in the air.See also: Instruments
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A piece of equipment for measuring the percentage humidity of the air.
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|Noun||1.||hygrometer - measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere|
hygrodeik - a wet and dry bulb hygrometer
hygroscope - hygrometer that shows variations in the relative humidity of the atmosphere
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
psychrometer - a hygrometer consisting of a dry-bulb thermometer and a wet-bulb thermometer; their difference indicates the dryness of the surrounding air
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