Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to hygrometry; relating to or depending upon the amount of moisture in the atmosphere.
  • Readily absorbing and retaining moisture: as, hygrometric substances or plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to hygrometry; made with, or according to, the hygrometer.
  • adjective Readily absorbing and retaining moisture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to hygrometry
  • adjective Measured using a hygrometer

Etymologies

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From hygro- + -metric

Examples

  • Thus, for instance, two soils may be identical in composition, but one may be highly hygrometric, that is, may absorb moisture readily from the air, while the other may be very deficient in that property.

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

  • Measures for checking in the workshop or on site should take account of the specific hygrometric conditions existing locally.

    Chapter 7

  • Table 1 - Mechanical, hygrometric and physical characteristics of ordinary earth mortars

    Chapter 6

  • The mechanical, hygrometric and physical characteristics of the masonry are not only a function of the quality of its component products

    Chapter 6

  • Table 1 - Mechanical, hygrometric and physical characteristics required for facing CEBs

    Chapter 6

  • Measures for checking in the workshop or on site should take account of the specific hygrometric conditions existing locally.

    Chapter 7

  • The way curing is organised should be suited both to local hygrometric conditions and to the nature of the CEBs (non-stabilised or stabilised).

    Chapter 7

  • Measures for checking in the workshop or on site should take account of the specific hygrometric conditions existing locally.

    Chapter 7

  • Measures for checking in the workshop or on site should take account of the specific hygrometric conditions existing locally.

    Chapter 7

  • Mechanical, hygrometric and physical characteristics are determined by the values shown in the following table.

    Chapter 6

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