airspeed head

noun

: a device mounted in the airstream and used to measure the airspeed of an aircraft compare pressure nozzle

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airspeed head was in 1925

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“Airspeed head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/airspeed%20head. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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