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dry-bulb thermometer

[drahy-buhlb] /ˈdraɪˌbʌlb/
a thermometer having a dry bulb: used in conjunction with a wet-bulb thermometer in a psychrometer. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for dry-bulb thermometer
  • It is also referred to as a wet- and dry-bulb thermometer.
  • Technically, the ambient temperature registered by the dry-bulb thermometer of a psychrometer.
  • The approximate moisture content of the stack gas was determined by the wet-bulb and dry-bulb thermometer technique.
British Dictionary definitions for dry-bulb thermometer

dry-bulb thermometer

an ordinary thermometer used alongside a wet-bulb thermometer to obtain relative humidity See also psychrometer
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