hair hygrometer


noun

a hygrometer actuated by the changes in length of a strand of human hair brought about by changes in the relative humidity.

Nearby words

  1. hair cell,
  2. hair disk,
  3. hair follicle,
  4. hair gel,
  5. hair grass,
  6. hair implant,
  7. hair lacquer,
  8. hair net,
  9. hair of the dog that bit you,
  10. hair papilla

Origin of hair hygrometer

First recorded in 1875–80

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