Psychrometry Psy*chrom"e*try, n. Hygrometry. [1913 Webster]

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  • psychrometry — noun see psychrometer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • psychrometry — /suy krom i tree/, n. 1. the employment of the psychrometer. 2. the science of measuring the water vapor content of the air. [1860 65; PSYCHRO + METRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • psychrometry — noun the measurement or study of the thermodynamic properties of moist air …   Wiktionary

  • psychrometry — The calculation of relative humidity and water vapor pressures from wet and dry bulb temperatures and barometric pressure; whereas relative humidity is the value ordinarily employed, the vapor pressure is the measurement of physiologic… …   Medical dictionary

  • psychrometry — n. measurement of air humidity with a psychrometer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychrometry — psy·chrom·e·try …   English syllables

  • psychrometry — /saɪˈkrɒmətri/ (say suy kromuhtree) noun the measurement of the humidity of the atmosphere …  

  • psychrometry — sīˈkrämə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary psychrometer + y 1. : the use of the psychrometer 2. : a science dealing with the physical laws governing air and water mixture compare hygrometry * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psychrometrics — or psychrometry are terms used to describe the field of engineering concerned with the determination of physical and thermodynamic properties of gas vapor mixtures. The term derives from the Greek psuchron (ψυχρόν) (… …   Wikipedia

  • Psychrometrical — Psy chro*met ric*al, a. Of or pertaining to the psychrometer or psychrometry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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