wet-and-dry bulb hygrometer


wet-and-dry bulb hygrometer

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  • wet-and-dry-bulb hygrometer — noun A hygrometer consisting of two thermometers, the bulb of one of which is kept wet and shows a lower temperature; the relative humidity is obtained from the two temperatures using tables …   Wiktionary

  • wet-and-dry bulb hygrometer — see hygrometer …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • wet-and-dry bulb hygrometer — noun → psychrometer …   Australian English dictionary

  • Психрометр (Wet-And-Dry Bulb Hygrometer) — см. Гигрометр. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • wet-and-dry-bulb thermometer — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : psychrometer * * * wet and dry bulb thermometer noun A hygrometer consisting of two thermometers, one with a dry bulb, the other with the bulb kept moist • • • Main Entry: ↑wet …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry- and wet-bulb hygrometer — An instrument to measure the dew point, relative humidity, and vapor pressure. It essentially consists of two ordinary, accurate, mercury thermometers. One has thin muslin wrapped around it and is kept wet; it is called a wet bulb thermometer.… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Dry-bulb temperature — The dry bulb temperature is the temperature of air measured by a thermometer freely exposed to the air but shielded from radiation and moisture. Dry bulb temperature is the temperature that is usually thought of as air temperature, and it is the… …   Wikipedia

  • hygrometer — Any device for measuring the water vapor in the atmosphere, usually indicating relative humidity directly. [hygro + G. metron, measure] * * * hy·grom·e·ter hī gräm ət ər n any of several instruments for measuring the humidity of the atmosphere *… …   Medical dictionary

  • hygrometer — n. an instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere, i.e. the ratio of the moisture in the air to the moisture it would contain if it were saturated at the same temperature and pressure. In the dew point hygrometer a polished… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Hygrometer — Not to be confused with hydrometer. A hygrometer (UK: /haɪˈɡrɒmɪtə/) is an instrument used for measuring the moisture content in the environmental air, or humidity. Most measurement devices usually rely on measurements of some other quantity …   Wikipedia


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