Hygroscope
Hygroscope Hy"gro*scope, n. [Gr. ? wet + -scope: cf. F. hygroscope.] (Physics) An instrument which shows whether there is more or less moisture in the atmosphere, without indicating its amount. [1913 Webster]

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  • hygroscope — [ igrɔskɔp ] n. m. • 1666; de hygro et scope ♦ Phys. Hygromètre d absorption indiquant approximativement le degré d humidité de l air. L hygroscope au chlorure de cobalt vire du bleu au rose par temps humide. ● hygroscope nom masculin Instrument… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hygroscope — [hī′grō skōp΄, hī′grəskōp΄] n. [ HYGRO + SCOPE] an instrument that indicates, without actually measuring, changes in atmospheric humidity, as by swelling or color change …   English World dictionary

  • hygroscope — higroskopas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. hygroscope vok. Hygroskop, m rus. гигроскоп, m pranc. hygroscope, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • hygroscope — higroskopas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Oro drėgnio pokyčių matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. hygroscope vok. Hygroskop, n rus. гигроскоп, m pranc. hygroscope, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • hygroscope — higroskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hygroscope vok. Hygroskop, n rus. гигроскоп, m pranc. hygroscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • hygroscope — /huy greuh skohp /, n. an instrument that indicates the approximate humidity of the air. [1655 65; HYGRO + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hygroscope — noun An instrument that indicates changes in atmospheric humidity See Also: hygroscopic …   Wiktionary

  • hygroscope — hy·gro·scope hī grə .skōp n an instrument that shows changes in humidity (as of the atmosphere) …   Medical dictionary

  • hygroscope — (i gro sko p ) s. m. Terme de physique. Instrument propre à faire connaître l existence de la vapeur d eau dans l air. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Hygro...., et terme grec signifiant examiner …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • hygroscope — instrument for displaying changes in air humidity Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

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