pitot-static tube

noun, often capitalized P
pi·​tot-stat·​ic tube | \ ˌpē-ˌtō-ˈsta-tik- How to pronounce pitot-static tube (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pitot-static tube

Dictionary Entries near pitot-static tube

pitometer

piton

pit orchestra

pitot-static tube

pitot tube

pit-pair

pitpan

Statistics for pitot-static tube

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for pitot-static tube

The first known use of pitot-static tube was in 1926

See more words from the same year

Comments on pitot-static tube

What made you want to look up pitot-static tube? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take the place or position of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!