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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

[hyo̅o̅mid′ifī′ər]
Etymology: L, humidus, moist, facere, to make
a machine designed to adjust the amount of moisture in the atmosphere of a room or respiratory device.

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.

humidifier,

n a device for adding moisture to dry air inside the home to help counteract the reduction in saliva that often occurs as a result of hyposalivation, radiation therapy, or other treatments that cause xerostomia.

humidifier

an apparatus for controlling humidity by adding moisture to the air.
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Water was drained and replaced monthly to avoid accumulations of salts which may have caused the vaporizer to run too hot so that the relay in the humidistat would be stuck on.
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It also features digital control and a variable speed motor, along with an automatic humidistat and automatic shutoff.
By installing a humidistat extractor fan about six to nine inches below ceiling height, Kate will see a huge reduction in the levels of condensation.
Keep a humidistat on the inside wall where you can see it as soon as the doors are opened and based on these readings experiment with opening windows to fit the air circulation pattern that I have sketched.
A comparative study was made with conventional control methods consisting of a heating/cooling thermostat and humidistat, claiming energy savings of 38.
Among the Pedestal's other features are digital control, a variable-speed motor, an automatic humidistat and an automatic shutoff mechanism.
We are going to stick everything, put windows on both sides and install a humidistat.