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humidify

[hyoo-mid-uh-fahy or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmɪd əˌfaɪ or, often, yu-/
verb (used with object), humidified, humidifying.
1.
to make humid.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; humid + -ify
Related forms
humidification, noun
unhumidified, adjective
unhumidifying, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for humidification

humidify

/hjuːˈmɪdɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to make (air) humid or damp
Derived Forms
humidification, noun
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Word Origin and History for humidification

humidify

v.

1884; see humid + -fy. Related: Humidified; humidifying. Earlier was humify (1650s).

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