dry-bulb thermometer


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dry-bulb thermometer

[¦drī ‚bəlb thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An ordinary thermometer, especially one with an unmoistened bulb; not dependent upon atmospheric humidity.

dry-bulb thermometer

1. An ordinary thermometer.
2. The one of two thermometers in a psychrometer which has an unmoistened bulb.