dehumidify de*hu*mid"i*fy v. t. to remove the moisture from (air or another gas); to reduce the humidity of; as, The air conditioner dehumidifies the air in the summer.

Syn: make less humid. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dehumidify — verb To reduce the moisture in a body of air; to lower the humidity. Many air conditioners, in addition to reducing the temperature, also dehumidify the air …   Wiktionary

  • dehumidify — transitive verb Date: 1927 to remove moisture from (as air) • dehumidification noun • dehumidifier noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dehumidify — dehumidification, n. /dee hyooh mid euh fuy / or, often, / yooh /, v.t., dehumidified, dehumidifying. to remove moisture from. [1920 25; DE + HUMIDIFY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • dehumidify — Synonyms and related words: air dry, anhydrate, bake, blot, brush, burn, cure, dehydrate, desiccate, drain, dry, evaporate, exsiccate, fire, insolate, kiln, mummify, parch, rub, scorch, sear, shrivel, smoke, soak up, sponge, sun, sun dry, swab,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dehumidify — v. remove moisture or humidity from the air …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dehumidify — verb (dehumidifies, dehumidifying, dehumidified) remove moisture from (the air or a gas). Derivatives dehumidification noun dehumidifier noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • dehumidify — de·humidify …   English syllables

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