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hygrometry

[hahy-grom-i-tree]
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noun
  1. the branch of physics that deals with the measurement of the humidity of air and gases.
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Origin of hygrometry

First recorded in 1775–85; hygro- + -metry
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Related Words

Nilometer, hygrometry, pluviometer, udometer

Examples from the Web for hygrometry

Historical Examples

  • The dew-point method is indeed in some ways a fundamental method of hygrometry.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3

    Various

  • The study of the moisture conditions of the atmosphere, or hygrometry, is therefore a matter of general interest and importance.

    Physics

    Willis Eugene Tower


hygrometry in Medicine

hygrometry

(hī-grŏmĭ-trē)
n.
  1. psychrometry
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