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INORGANIC HYGROMETER [1 record]

Record 1 2010-04-27

English

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

A type of hygrometer in which the amount of water vapor is determined by measuring physical properties of substances other than organic substances.

OBS

The term "inorganic hygrometer" is to be contrasted with "organic hygrometer".

French

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

Hygromètre dont le principe ne repose pas sur la mesure des déformations subies par des éléments organiques.

OBS

S'emploie par opposition à «hygromètre organique».

Spanish

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