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

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