pitotstatic tube

Pitot-static tube

[pee-toh-stat-ik, pee-toh-]
noun (often lowercase) Aeronautics.
a device combining a Pitot tube with a static tube: used to measure airspeed.

Origin:
1970–75; see Pitot tube

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Pitot-static tube (ˈpiːtəʊˈstætɪk)
 
n
Also called: Pitot tube combined Pitot and static pressure tubes placed in a fluid flow to measure the total and static pressures. The difference in pressures, as recorded on a manometer or airspeed indicator, indicates the fluid velocity

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