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ˈpi toʊ, piˈtoʊ-pitot-stat·ic tube

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  1. Pitot-static tube, Pitot head, Pitot tubenoun

    measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed


  1. pitot-static tube

    A pitot-static tube is a device used in aviation, engineering, and atmospheric science to measure fluid flow velocity. It consists of a pair of tubes, one with an open end facing the flow of fluid which measures stagnation or total pressure (pitot tube), and another with small holes on the sides which measures static pressure. The difference between these two pressures can be used to calculate the dynamic pressure, hence, the speed of the fluid. This instrument is often used in aircraft to determine airspeed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pitot-static tube in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pitot-static tube in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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