Hygrometry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hygrometry (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hygrometry That branch of physics which relates to the determination of the humidity of bodies, especially of the moisture in the atmosphere, embracing also the theory and use of such instruments as have been invented for this purpose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hygrometry the art of measuring the moisture in the atmosphere, and of bodies generally
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. hygrométrie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hygros, wet, metron, a measure.

Usage

In literature:

Is it an effect of pressure, of hygrometry, of electrical conditions, of properties that escape our coarser physical attunement?
"Bramble-bees and Others" by J. Henri Fabre
The dew-point method is indeed in some ways a fundamental method of hygrometry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
The study of the moisture conditions of the atmosphere, or hygrometry, is therefore a matter of general interest and importance.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
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In science:

The experimental setup is described in , with the ambiant hygrometry (≤ 50%) and temperature (±0.4◦C) controlled all along the procedure.
Extensive testing of Schottky CdTe detectors for the ECLAIRs X-Gamma-ray Camera on board the SVOM mission
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