Definitions

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 dehumidifier.

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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Examples

  • The lawyers and Lowe agreed to permit a gallery employee to regularly inspect the art and to make sure Salander-O'Reilly's humidifier is working, Mollon said in an interview.

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  • A humidifier is a really effective tool to making a too humid home feel much more cool.

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  • But for those who are in a desert, a humidifier is your best green purchase.

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  • Buying a humidifier is a great decision during those cold months, and you will feel so much better in the morning when you have slept in a more humid environment.

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  • When my child is sick, getting out the humidifier is the least I can do.

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  • Mini Magic humidifier from ePathChina. com www. epathchina.com A humidifier is a household appliance that increases humidity (moisture) in a single room or in the entire home.

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  • Furthermore, the lithe and sinuous volume of the humidifier, which is a peculiarity of the design, allows the metallic hook to be hidden within the ceramic.

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  • If your house is dry, as most houses are in winter, a humidifier is a good investment.

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