[sahy-krom-i-tree] /saɪˈkrɒm ɪ tri/
the employment of the psychrometer.
the science of measuring the water-vapor content of the air.
psychrometry psy·chrom·e·try (sī-krŏm’ĭ-trē)
The calculation of relative humidity and water-vapor pressures from temperature and barometric pressure. Also called hygrometry.
[sahy-kog-ruh-fer] /saɪˈkɒg rə fər/ noun 1. a person who writes a psychograph; a psychological or psychographic biographer.
noun 1. Psychology. a graph indicating the relative strength of the personality traits of an individual. 2. a psychologically oriented biography. psychograph psy·cho·graph (sī’kə-grāf’) n. A graphic representation or chart of the personality traits of an individual or a group. psy’cho·graph’ic adj.
/saɪˈkɒɡnəsɪs/ noun (psychol) 1. the use of hypnosis to study mental phenomena 2. the study of personality by observation of outward bodily signs
[sahy-koh-jeer-ee-a-triks] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌdʒɪər iˈæ trɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the psychology of old age. psychogeriatrics /ˌsaɪkəʊdʒɛrɪˈætrɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) (med) the branch of health care concerned with the study, diagnosis, and sometimes treatment of mentally disordered older people Compare geriatrics
noun, plural psykters. Greek and Roman Antiquity. 1. a wine jar with an ovoid body tapering at the neck, set on a high foot: used for cooling wine.