humidistat

[hyoo-mid-uh-stat or, often, yoo-]

noun

an instrument for measuring and controlling humidity.

Origin of humidistat

First recorded in 1905–10; humid + -i- + -stat
Also called hy·gro·stat [hahy-gruh-stat] /ˈhaɪ grəˌstæt/.
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British Dictionary definitions for humidistat

humidistat

noun

a device for maintaining constant humidityAlso called: hygrostat
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humidistat in Science

humidistat

[hyōō-mĭdĭ-stăt′]

See hygrostat.
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