static pressure

noun Physics.
the pressure exerted by a fluid that is not moving or flowing.
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static pressure  
The pressure exerted by a liquid or gas, especially water or air, when the bodies on which the pressure is exerted are not in motion.
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Explain the relationship between changes in hood static pressure and gas flow
  rate.
The static pressure of the undisturbed free-stream fluid flow entering the tube
  may be used as a reference value.
The term static pressure is used to describe the pressure exerted by all gases.
Also, the static pressure acting on the surface of the airfoil is determined by
  the static pressure outside the boundary layer.
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