hygrograph


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hygrograph

[′hī·grə‚graf]
(engineering)
A recording hygrometer.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hygrograph

 

an instrument for continuously recording the relative humidity of the air. The sensitive element of a hygrograph is a bundle of degreased human hair or organic film (see HYGROMETER). Recording is done on a calibrated ribbon mounted on a drum, which is rotated by a clock mechanism. The drum on a hygrograph may rotate once a day or once a week.

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hygrograph

A self-recording hygrometer.
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hygrograph

hygrograph
A self-recording instrument that provides a continuous record of relative humidity on a drum-mounted chart known as a hygrogram.
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