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fuel-moisture indicator stick [1 record]

Record 1 2005-10-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weather Stations and Meteorological Instruments and Equipment
  • Fire Prevention
DEF

A specially prepared, wooden stick of known dry weight that is continuously exposed to the weather and periodically weighed to determine changes in moisture content, as an indication of moisture changes in, and flammability of, forest fuels.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Stations, instruments et équipements météorologiques
  • Prévention des incendies
DEF

Baguette de bois de type spécial et de poids connu à sec que l'on expose à l'air libre et que l'on pèse périodiquement pour déterminer sa teneur en eau.

OBS

[Cette baguette] sert à évaluer la teneur en eau des combustibles forestiers de petites dimensions.

Key term(s)
  • bâton étalon de mesure de la teneur en humidité des combustibles
  • bâton hygrométrique

Spanish

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