psychrometry

[ sahy-krom-i-tree ]
/ saɪˈkrɒm ɪ tri /

noun

the employment of the psychrometer.
the science of measuring the water-vapor content of the air.

Nearby words

  1. psychro-,
  2. psychroalgia,
  3. psychrometer,
  4. psychrometric,
  5. psychrometric chart,
  6. psychrophile,
  7. psychrophilic,
  8. psychrophobia,
  9. psychrophore,
  10. psykter

Origin of psychrometry

First recorded in 1860–65; psychro- + -metry

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Medicine definitions for psychrometry

psychrometry

[ sī-krŏmĭ-trē ]

n.

The calculation of relative humidity and water-vapor pressures from temperature and barometric pressure.hygrometry

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