humidistat

[ hyoo-mid-uh-stat or, often, yoo- ]
/ hyuˈmɪd əˌstæt or, often, yu- /

noun

an instrument for measuring and controlling humidity.

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Also called hy·gro·stat [hahy-gruh-stat] /ˈhaɪ grəˌstæt/ .

Origin of humidistat

First recorded in 1905–10; humid + -i- + -stat
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British Dictionary definitions for humidistat

humidistat
/ (hjuːˈmɪdɪˌstæt) /

noun

a device for maintaining constant humidityAlso called: hygrostat
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Scientific definitions for humidistat

humidistat
[ hyōō-mĭdĭ-stăt′ ]

See hygrostat.
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