Hygrodeik Hy"gro*deik, n. [Gr. ? wet, moist, and ? to show.] (Physics) A form of hygrometer having wet and dry bulb thermometers, with an adjustable index showing directly the percentage of moisture in the air, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • hygrodeik — hy·gro·deik …   English syllables

  • hygrodeik — noun a wet and dry bulb hygrometer • Hypernyms: ↑hygrometer * * * ˈhīgrəˌdīk noun ( s) Etymology: hygr + deik (from Greek deiknynai to show) more at diction : a hygrometer having w …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pagoscope — ˈpagəˌskōp noun Etymology: Greek pagos frost + English scope; akin to Greek pēgnynai to fix, fasten together more at pact : a device for showing at a glance whether the prevailing dew point is below freezing : hygrodeik …   Useful english dictionary

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