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static tube

a tube for measuring the static pressure of a fluid in motion, so placed in the fluid as not to be affected by the pressure changes caused by the motion of the fluid.
Origin of static tube
1930-35 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for static tube
  • Aeration is provided by three positive displacement blowers through a grid system of static tube diffusers.
  • static tube aerators have also been used in a variety of applications and have provided adequate aeration when properly designed.
  • Oxygen transfer within the aerated lagoon would be provided by positive displacement blowers and static tube aerators.
British Dictionary definitions for static tube

static tube

an open-ended tube used to measure the static pressure at a point in a moving fluid and positioned in such a way that it is unaffected by the fluid's motion
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