psychrometry

psychrometry

[sahy-krom-i-tree]
noun
1.
the employment of the psychrometer.
2.
the science of measuring the water-vapor content of the air.

Origin:
1860–65; psychro- + -metry

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psychrometry psy·chrom·e·try (sī-krŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.
The calculation of relative humidity and water-vapor pressures from temperature and barometric pressure. Also called hygrometry.

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