Definition of Psychrometer

1. Noun. A hygrometer consisting of a dry-bulb thermometer and a wet-bulb thermometer; their difference indicates the dryness of the surrounding air.

Terms within: Dry-bulb Thermometer, Wet-bulb Thermometer
Generic synonyms: Hygrometer



Definition of Psychrometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring the tension of the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere, being essentially a wet and dry bulb hygrometer.

Definition of Psychrometer

1. Noun. (meteorology) Any of several instruments used to measure the relative humidity of the atmosphere; especially a wet-and-dry-bulb hygrometer. ¹

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Definition of Psychrometer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychrometer

psychotics
psychotomimesis
psychotomimetic
psychotomimetics
psychotronic
psychotronics
psychotropic
psychotropic agent
psychotropics
psychovisually
psychovitalism
psychovitalistic
psychowarfare
psychozoic
psychro-
psychrometer (current term)
psychrometers
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psychrophile
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Literary usage of Psychrometer

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1. Gas Analysis by Louis Munroe Dennis (1913)
"The August psychrometer.—A somewhat simpler instrument than the whirling psychrometer but one that is based upon the same principle is the August ..."

2. Gas Analysis by Louis Munroe Dennis (1913)
"The August psychrometer.—A somewhat simpler instrument than the whirling psychrometer but one that is based upon the same principle is the August ..."

3. Research Methods in Ecology by Frederic Edward Clements (1905)
"The psychrometer is held firmly and swung rapidly through the air when the ... Cog psychrometer. as a rule it can be noted with certainty when the next ..."

4. Meteorology, Weather, and Methods of Forecasting, Description of by Thomas Russell (1895)
"A brass tube, however, will be corroded by ammonia. i psychrometer. — Evaporation from a water surface into the air takes place to a greater or less amount, ..."

5. Meteorology, Weather, and Methods of Forecasting, Description of by Thomas Russell (1895)
"psychrometer. — Evaporation from a water surface into the air takes place to a greater or less amount, depending on the dryness of the air, the rapidity ..."

6. Human Vitality and Efficiency Under Prolonged Restricted Diet by Francis Gano Benedict (1919)
"AIR-DRIER AND psychrometer. From the right side of the skirt near the front ... The psychrometer, G, was inserted at the point where the 6 cm. pipe left the ..."

7. Modern Meteorology: An Outline of the Growth and Present Condition of Some by Frank Waldo (1893)
"In using the psychrometer the same precautions are necessary as for an ordinary ... While it has long been recognised that psychrometer observations, ..."

8. The Modern Factory: Safety, Sanitation and Welfare by George Moses Price (1914)
"A handle is fastened to the upper end of the aluminum by means of which the psychrometer is swung when making a test. A copper case is made to surround the ..."

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