Hygrometry Hy*grom"e*try, n. [Cf. F. hygrom['e]trie.] (Physics) That branch of physics which relates to the determination of the humidity of bodies, particularly of the atmosphere, with the theory and use of the instruments constructed for this purpose. [1913 Webster]

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  • hygrometry — hygrometer ► NOUN ▪ an instrument for measuring humidity. DERIVATIVES hygrometric adjective hygrometry noun. ORIGIN from Greek hugros wet …   English terms dictionary

  • hygrometry — /huy grom i tree/, n. the branch of physics that deals with the measurement of the humidity of air and gases. [1775 85; HYGRO + METRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hygrometry — noun The measurement of the moisture content of gases, but especially of the humidity of the atmosphere See Also: hygrometer …   Wiktionary

  • hygrometry — SYN: psychrometry. * * * hy·grom·e·try ə trē n, pl tries a branch of physics that deals with the measurement of humidity esp. of the atmosphere hy·gro·met·ric .hī grə me trik adj * * * hy·grom·e·try (hi gromґə tre) [hygro + metry] the… …   Medical dictionary

  • hygrometry — science of humidity Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hygrometry — hy·grom·e·try || haɪ grÉ‘mɪtrɪ / grÉ’m n. measurement of moisture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hygrometry — The science of the measurement of the humidity in the air …   Aviation dictionary

  • hygrometry — hy·grom·e·try …   English syllables

  • hygrometry — /haɪˈgrɒmətri/ (say huy gromuhtree) noun the branch of physics that examines the humidity of air and gases …   Australian-English dictionary

  • hygrometry — hīˈgrämə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: French hygrométrie, from hygr + métrie metry : a science that deals with the measurement of humidity especially of the atmosphere …   Useful english dictionary

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