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humidifier

 [hu-mid´ĭ-fi″er]
an apparatus for controlling humidity by adding moisture to the air.
A bubble humidifier. From Lammon et al., 1995.

humidifier

Nursing A device that puts moisture in air. Cf Dehumidifier.

hu·mid·i·fi·er

(hyū-mid'i-fī-ĕr)
A device for increasing the water vapor content of a gas or of ambient air.

hu·mid·i·fi·er

(hyū-mid'i-fī-ĕr)
A device for increasing the water vapor content of a gas or of ambient air.
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If you or your child has asthma or allergies, talk to your healthcare provider before using a humidifier. Increased humidity may ease breathing in children and adults who have asthma or allergies, especially during a respiratory infection such as a cold.
The three hybrid evaporative warm-mist humidifier models offer humidifying capacities of 500, 700 and 850ml/h and come equipped with the "double plasma bacterial removal" feature.
We obtained cultures of the humidifier water and basin, which both returned positive for P.
Commonly in spray booths, temperature and humidity control are provided by an air handling system fitted with spray or evaporative humidifiers, delivering conditioned air directly to one or more production areas.
We've found the JetSpray humidifier very easy to operate and the use of compressed air in the aerosol ensures we never get any drips from the nozzles or wetting on the floor," said Agarwal.
Thus, the incidence of high temperature >38.5[degrees]C (i.e., 36.5 plus 2.0), low temperature <34.5[degrees]C (i.e., 36.5 minus 2.0), high humidity >40.6 mg/L {saturated vapour at 35.5[degrees]C (i.e., 33.5 plus 2.0)}, low humidity <32.9 mg/L {saturated vapour at 31.5[degrees]C (i.e., 33.5 minus 2.0)}, and extremely low humidity <27.4 mg/L {75% of saturated vapour at 33.5[degrees]C} was assessed for each humidifier setting.
When Wilson went for his morning break, a nurse keeping an eye on the baby noticed he was cold to touch and that the humidifier had not been switched on.
The government said last year that 92 people were believed to have died from causes related to the humidifier products -- not all them marketed by Oxy Reckitt Benckiser, which was the group's South Korean arm at the time.
Along with a humidifier, the college student is going to need some dorm bedding essentials to get a quality night's sleep every night.
This outbreak was likely caused by the use of a consumer-grade misting humidifier that had been contaminated with M.
The humidifier will be offered in the A380 catalogue as a supplier-furnished-equipment.