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pitot–static tube

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noun, often capitalized P pi·tot–stat·ic tube \ˌpē-ˌtō-ˈsta-tik-\

Definition of pitot–static tube

  1. :  a device that consists of a pitot tube and a static tube and that measures pressures in such a way that the relative speed of a fluid can be determined



1926

First Known Use of pitot–static tube

1926


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