Meaning of humidistat in English:


Pronunciation /hjʊˈmɪdɪstat/


  • A machine or device which automatically regulates the humidity of the air in a room or building.

    ‘When he specs foam insulation, he includes a humidistat and an air exchange system to ventilate the house with fresh air.’
    • ‘When purchasing a furnace humidifier, look for a model than has a humidistat.’
    • ‘Thermostats and humidistats are adjustable.’
    • ‘The humidifier works only when I turn all the way to the maximum setting on the humidistat.’
    • ‘An adjustable, high-limit humidistat should be located downstream from the humidifier to reduce the potential for condensation inside the duct.’