from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device for increasing the humidity in a room, greenhouse, or other enclosure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device that is used to increase the humidity of the air.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A device that increases the moisture content of the air; -- used to avoid excessive dryness in buildings, which can cause irritation to the throat. Compare
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which humidifies or moistens; specifieally, a mechanical device for moistening the atmosphere, as in a textile-factory, to keep it at a desired degree of relative humidity.
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