[hyoo-mid-uh-stat or, often, yoo-]
- an instrument for measuring and controlling humidity.
Origin of humidistat
Also called hy·gro·stat [hahy-gruh-stat] /ˈhaɪ grəˌstæt/.
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- a device for maintaining constant humidityAlso called: hygrostat
- See hygrostat.
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