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humidifier

[hyoo-mid-uh-fahy-er or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmɪd əˌfaɪ ər or, often, yu-/
noun
1.
a device for increasing the amount of water vapor in the air of a room or building, consisting of a container for water and a vaporizer.
2.
any device for regulating the amount of water vapor in a specific container or area.
Origin of humidifier
1880-1885
1880-85; humidify + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for humidifier

humidifier

/hjuːˈmɪdɪˌfaɪə/
noun
1.
a device for increasing or controlling the water vapour in a room, building, etc
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Word Origin and History for humidifier
n.

1884, agent noun from humidify.

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