hygrometer etymology

English word hygrometer comes from English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English hygro- (Humidity. Moisture.)

Detailed word origin of hygrometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
hygro- English (eng) Humidity. Moisture.
hygromètre French (fra) Hygrometer.
hygrometer English (eng) (meteorology) An instrument that measures the humidity of the air or other gases, especially the relative humidity.

Words with the same origin as hygrometer

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of hygro-
hygric hygrine hygrocolous hygrograph hygrographic hygrometre hygrometric hygromycin hygropetric hygrophilous hygrophyte hygroreceptor hygroscope hygrosensation hygrostat