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Meaning of "hygroscope" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYGROSCOPE

hygroscope  [ˈhaɪɡrəˌskəʊp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYGROSCOPE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hygroscope is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYGROSCOPE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hygroscope in the English dictionary

The definition of hygroscope in the dictionary is any device that indicates the humidity of the air without necessarily measuring it.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYGROSCOPE


arthroscope
ˈɑːθrəˌskəʊp
bioscope
ˈbaɪəˌskəʊp
bronchoscope
ˈbrɒŋkəˌskəʊp
chronoscope
ˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp
CinemaScope
ˈsɪnɪməˌskəʊp
colposcope
ˈkɒlpəˌskəʊp
diascope
ˈdaɪəˌskəʊp
gyroscope
ˈdʒaɪrəˌskəʊp
horoscope
ˈhɒrəˌskəʊp
kaleidoscope
kəˈlaɪdəˌskəʊp
laparoscope
ˈlæpərəˌskəʊp
laryngoscope
ləˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp
microscope
ˈmaɪkrəˌskəʊp
ophthalmoscope
ɒfˈθælməˌskəʊp
oscilloscope
ɒˈsɪləˌskəʊp
rotoscope
ˈrəʊtəˌskəʊp
spectroscope
ˈspɛktrəˌskəʊp
stereoscope
ˈstɛrɪəˌskəʊp
stethoscope
ˈstɛθəˌskəʊp
stroboscope
ˈstrəʊbəˌskəʊp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYGROSCOPE

hygrographic
hygrographical
hygrology
hygroma
hygrometer
hygrometric
hygrometrical
hygrometrically
hygrometry
hygrophil
hygrophile
hygrophilous
hygrophobe
hygrophyte
hygrophytic
hygroscopic
hygroscopical
hygroscopically
hygroscopicity
hygrostat

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYGROSCOPE

astronomical telescope
borescope
compound microscope
confocal microscope
cope
cystoscope
electron microscope
endoscope
fluoroscope
Hubble space telescope
Hubble telescope
kinescope
kinetoscope
mutoscope
otoscope
periscope
polariscope
radio telescope
scanning electron microscope
scope
telescope

Synonyms and antonyms of hygroscope in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hygroscope» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYGROSCOPE

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The translations of hygroscope from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hygroscope» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

湿度计
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hygroscope
570 millions of speakers

English

hygroscope
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hygroscope
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hygroscope
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигроскопическим
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hygroscope
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাতাসের আর্দ্রতা-নির্দেশক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hygroscope
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hygroscope
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hygroscope
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hygroscope
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hygroscope
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hygroscope
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hygroscope
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈரங்காட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उष्ण कटिबंधातील एक प्रकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hygroscope
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hygroscope
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

higroskopem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігроскопічним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hygroscope
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υγροσκόπιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hygroscope
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hygroskopa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hygroscope
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hygroscope

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYGROSCOPE»

The term «hygroscope» is used very little and occupies the 177.779 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYGROSCOPE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hygroscope» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hygroscope» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hygroscope

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYGROSCOPE»

Discover the use of hygroscope in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hygroscope and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: ...
In this case the horn hygroscope was placed on the leaf as soon as it was cut from the plant and left on continuously ; this ensures that the readings are taken at absolutely the same part of the leaf throughout. It is, however, inadmissible as a ...
‎1898
2
Botanical pamplets
5 2. Closure during Withering. The fact that in most plants the stomata close as the leaf withers has long been known. The following figures show the nature of the process. In this case the horn hygroscope was placed on the leaf as soon as it ...
‎1886
3
Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society: ...
It is sometimes difficult to know how far the readings of the hygroscope can be taken to indicate the state of the stomata. Thus for instance in variegated leaves I get low readings on the white parts, high readings on the green parts. Is this due to ...
‎1898
4
Proceedings
It is sometimes difficult to know how far the readings of the hygroscope can be taken to indicate the state of the stomata. Thus for instance in variegated leaves I get low readings on the white parts, high readings on the green parts. Is this due to ...
Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1898
5
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Supplement to the 4th, 5th, and ...
This hygroscope was largely, though rather slowly, affected by any change in the humidity of the ambient medium. As the air became drier, it attracted a portion of moisture from the shell or bulb of ivory, which, suffering in consequence a ...
‎1824
6
Transactions of the Linnean Society of London: Botany. ...
Thus, breathing on the tf&pa-hygroscope, held even at arm's length, or bringing the warm and moist hand near the awn, causes distinct movements of the index. De Luc showed t that water has no special virtue in causing the expansion of ...
Linnean Society of London, 1880
7
Introductory course of natural philosophy for the use of ...
The Hygroscope. S43. A Hygroscope is an instrument for showing the amount of moisture in the air. Any hygrometric substance, that is, any substance capable of absorbing moisture, may be employed as a hygroscope. A great number of ...
Adolphe Ganot, William Guy Peck, 1871
8
An Explanatory Dictionary of the Apparatus and Instruments ...
These variations, however, are very far from corresponding with the real measures of atmospheric dryness or humidity. Near the point of extreme dampness, the alterations of the hygroscope are much augmented ; but they diminish rapidly, ...
Friedrich Christian Accum, 1824
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The Philosophical Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle Esq: ...
Statical. Hygroscope. SECT. I. RAVI N G had occasion, amongst other subjects relating to the air, J^^-r. to consider its moisture, and dryness, I easily discern a, they had avatu hjnefc no small influence upon several bodies ; and, among the rest ...
Robert Boyle, Peter Shaw, 1725
10
Opera, en anglois, avec notes par P. Shaw
The hygroscope made with the beard of a wild oat, seem'd very proper for this purpose ; but that not being procurable, we used one os gut-string. This was convey'd into a small receiver, that the effect might be the more sudden and ...
Robert Boyle, 1738

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYGROSCOPE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hygroscope is used in the context of the following news items.
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Holz verbindet: Advancing Wood Architecture | Ein Gespräch mit …
Nach der 2012 fertiggestellten HygroScope Installation hatten wir bereits im Jahr 2013 die Möglichkeit, das klimareaktive System im Rahmen ... «BauNetz.de, Mar 15»
2
Researchers Create Stunning 3D Printed, Programmable, Bio …
... hygrocopically-actuated wood-veneer composite systems like those used at the HygroScope Installation in Paris and the HygroSkin Pavilion ... «3DPrint.com, Dec 14»
3
achim menges developes hygroskin and hygroscope: biomimetic …
professor at the institute for computational design and architect achim menges in collaboration with his colleagues steffen reichert and oliver ... «Designboom, Apr 14»
4
A No-Tech Ventilation System That Changes With Humidity
Reichert spent five years developing the technology at play in HygroScope, working with a team at Stuttgart's Institute for Computational Design ... «Co.Design, Aug 12»

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