psychrometry


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Related to psychrometry: relative humidity, Psychrometric chart, Dry Bulb Temperature

psy·chrom·e·try

(sī-krom'ĕ-trē),
The calculation of relative humidity and water vapor pressures from wet and dry bulb temperatures and barometric pressure; whereas relative humidity is the value ordinarily employed, the vapor pressure is the measurement of physiologic significance.
Synonym(s): hygrometry
[psychro- + G. metron, measure]

psychrometry

[sīkrom′ətrē]
the calculation of relative humidity and water vapor pressure from psychrometer data and barometric pressure.

psy·chrom·e·try

(sī-krom'ĕ-trē)
The calculation of relative humidity and water vapor pressures from wet and dry bulb temperatures and barometric pressure; whereas relative humidity is the value ordinarily employed, the vapor pressure is the measurement of physiologic significance.
Synonym(s): hygrometry.
[psychro- + G. metron, measure]
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Psychrometry is the science of drying, measuring and analyzing the relationship between air, humidity and temperature and their effects on various materials.