Hygrometrical
Hygrometric Hy`gro*met"ric, Hygrometrical Hy`gro*met"ric*al, a. [Cf. F. hygrom['e]trique.] 1. Of or pertaining to hygrometry; made with, or according to, the hygrometer; as, hygrometric observations. [1913 Webster]

2. Readily absorbing and retaining moisture; as, hygrometric substances, like potash. [1913 Webster]


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