Sling psychrometer

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sling psychrometer

A psychrometer in which the wet- and dry-bulb thermometers are mounted upon a frame connected to a handle at one end by means of a bearing or length of chain.

Thus, the psychrometer may be whirled by hand in order to provide the necessary ventilation.