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humidifier

[yü′mid·ə‚fī·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An apparatus for supplying moisture to the air and for maintaining desired humidity conditions.

humidifier

A device for adding moisture to air.
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When buying a humidifier, consider purchasing one with a built-in hygrometer (humidistat) that maintains humidity within a healthy range.
All fan-powered steam humidifier models adopt a proprietary system in which vaporization is achieved simply by heating the water absorbed by the vaporization cloth, so there is no worry of possible scalding even in the unlikely event the unit were to topple over, as there is no spillage of boiling water.
According to the patient, he had three significant exposures to aerosolized water in the past few months: nightly use of a humidifier while sleeping, being sprayed with water at Burning Man, and swimming near a waterfall in Southeast Asia.
Condair's expert humidifier engineering teams can provide installation, commissioning and maintenance support to ensure improved production efficiencies continue to return on the initial investment for years to come.
Aditya Agarwal, director of Darshananand Holdings Pvt Ltd, the parent company of Bajrang Tea Factory, said, "Before we had the JetSpray humidifier, we were unable to achieve the high humidity levels we needed.
Temperature values at the humidifying chamber outlet ("chamber outlet" temperature) were provided by the humidifier. Three humidifier settings were serially assessed as follows: (i) 37-default setting (default humidifier setting for normothermic patients; chamber outlet, 37[degrees]C; Y-piece, 40[degrees]C), (ii) 33.5-theoretical setting (theoretically adjusted humidifier setting for moderate hypothermia by lowering the target chamber outlet temperature and Y-piece temperature to 33.5[degrees]C and 36.5[degrees]C, resp.), and (iii) 33.5-adjusted setting (humidifier settings adjusted to deliver absolute humidity at saturation at 33.5[degrees]C, i.e., a temperature of 36.5[degrees]C [+ or -] 0.5[degrees]C and humidity of 36.6 [+ or -] 0.5 mg/L or the closest values at the Y-piece).
A fellow nurse told a hearing in Edinburgh yesterday that she had set up the humidifier and Wilson had only to "switch it on".
An executive from British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser was slapped during an emotional news conference as he apologised on Monday over deadly lung injuries linked to the use of humidifier sterilisers marketed by the firm.
One of the most important dorm items a college student with allergies will need is a humidifier. College dorm rooms can be quite dry, wreaking havoc on a college student's sinuses.
chelonae from the water reservoir of the misting humidifier. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis results indicated that three of the four patient isolates and the humidifier isolate were indistinguishable; the isolate from the fourth patient was closely related (> 95% similarity).
CTT SYSTEMS (STO:CTT), the market leader of humidity control products in aircraft, today announces a contract to develop a humidifier for a new crew rest compartment on the A380 aircraft, to be introduced to customers in 2016.