wet-bulb thermometer


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wet-bulb thermometer

[′wet ¦bəlb thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A thermometer having the bulb covered with a cloth, usually muslin or cambric, saturated with water.
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wet-bulb thermometer

In a psychrometer, the thermometer whose bulb is kept moistened.
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