static tube
noun Date: 1923 a tube used for indicating static as distinct from impact pressure in a stream of fluid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • static tube — n. a tube with openings in its walls, inserted in a fluid in motion so that the flow is across the openings and used to measure the static pressure of the fluid: see also PITOT STATIC TUBE …   English World dictionary

  • static tube — noun a measuring instrument used to measure static pressure in a stream of fluid • Hypernyms: ↑measuring instrument, ↑measuring system, ↑measuring device * * * noun : a usually closed tube that is used for indicating static as distinct from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • static tube — stat′ic tube n. hyd 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 • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • 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. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pitot-static tube — noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed • Syn: ↑Pitot head, ↑Pitot tube • Hypernyms: ↑measuring instrument, ↑measuring system,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pitot-static tube — [pē′tō stat′ik, pē′tō stat′ik] n. [also pitot static tube] an instrument combining a Pitot tube and a static tube, that measures the difference between the pressures in the two tubes to obtain the relative velocity of a fluid in motion …   English World dictionary

  • Pitot-static tube — /pee toh stat ik, pee toh /, (often l.c.) Aeron. a device combining a Pitot tube with a static tube: used to measure airspeed. [1970 75; see PITOT TUBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pitot-static tube — Pi′tot stat′ic tube [[t]ˈpi toʊ, piˈtoʊ [/t]] n. (often l.c.) aer. a device combining a Pitot tube with a static tube, used to measure airspeed …   From formal English to slang

  • pitot-static tube — noun Usage: often capitalized P Date: 1926 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pitot static tube — statinis Pito vamzdelis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Pito vamzdelis, kurio statinio slėgio atšakų skylutės yra tolygiai išgręžtos pagal galvutės perimetrą viename ir daugiau skerspjūvių ir kurio visuminio slėgio… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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