static tube

noun
1.
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
1930–35
Example Sentences 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
 
n
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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