dehumidifier

[dee-hyoo-mid-uh-fahy-er, or, often, -yoo-]
noun
an appliance for removing moisture from the air, as for lowering the humidity in a storage room.

Origin:
1920–25; de- + humidifier

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dehumidifier (ˌdiːhjuːˈmɪdɪˌfaɪə)
 
n
a device for reducing the moisture content of the atmosphere

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dehumidifier
1921, agent noun from de- + humidify (see humid)
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dehumidifier   (dē'hy-mĭd'ə-fī'ər)  Pronunciation Key 
A device used to remove water vapor from the air, thereby lowering the humidity of the air.
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Example sentences
Keep rooms dry, and use a dehumidifier, if necessary.
Should you plan to retain the dehumidifier within your bedroom, make positive
  the sound experience degree is acceptable for you.
In addition to the above, another option is to use a dehumidifier that removes
  moisture by cooling air.
Buy or rent a fan or dehumidifier to speed up the drying process.
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