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pitot–static tube

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

Definition of PITOT-STATIC TUBE

:  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

First Known Use of PITOT-STATIC TUBE

1926

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