hair hygrometer

: an absorption hygrometer with a sensitive element of human hair

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a hygrometer actuated by the changes in length of a strand of human hair brought about by changes in the relative humidity.

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hair hygrometer,
a hygrometer activated by the lengthening and shortening in a parcel of hair strands, caused respectively by an increase or decrease in the relative humidity.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hair hygrometer — Saussure hygrometer a hygrometer whose action is determined by the elongation and contraction of a hair under the influence of moisture …   Medical dictionary

  • hair hygrometer — a hygrometer actuated by the changes in length of a strand of human hair brought about by changes in the relative humidity. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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