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hygroscope


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hygroscope  \Hy"gro*scope\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  wet  +  -scope:  cf  F. 
  hygroscope.]  (Physics) 
  An  instrument  which  shows  whether  there  is  more  or  less 
  moisture  in  the  atmosphere,  without  indicating  its  amount. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hygroscope 
  n  :  shows  variations  in  the  relative  humidity  of  the  atmosphere 




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