[pee-staw-yah] /piˈstɔ yɑ/
a city in N Tuscany, in N Italy.
a city in N Italy, in N Tuscany: scene of the defeat and death of Catiline in 62 bc Pop: 84 274 (2001)
[pit-muh n] /ˈpɪt mən/ noun, plural pitmen for 1, pitmans for 2. 1. a person who works in a , as in coal mining. 2. Machinery. any of certain types of connecting rods. [pit-muh n] /ˈpɪt mən/ noun 1. Sir Isaac, 1813–97, English inventor of a system of shorthand. /ˈpɪtmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (mainly […]
- Pit of stomach
pit of stomach n. See epigastric fossa.
[pee-ton] /ˈpi tɒn/ noun, Mountain Climbing. 1. a metal spike with an eye through which a rope may be passed. /ˈpiːtɒn; French pitɔ̃/ noun 1. (mountaineering) a metal spike that may be driven into a crevice of rock or into ice and used to secure a rope n. 1898, from French piton “hook, peak of […]
- Pitot-static tube
[pee-toh-stat-ik, pee-toh-] /ˈpi toʊˈstæt ɪk, piˈtoʊ-/ noun, (often lowercase) Aeronautics. 1. a device combining a with a static tube: used to measure airspeed. /ˈpiːtəʊˈstætɪk/ noun 1. combined Pitot and static pressure tubes placed in a fluid flow to measure the total and static pressures. The difference in pressures, as recorded on a manometer or airspeed […]