[pee-toh-stat-ik, pee-toh-] /ˈpi toʊˈstæt ɪk, piˈtoʊ-/
noun, (often lowercase) Aeronautics.
a device combining a with a static tube: used to measure airspeed.
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 indicator, indicates the fluid velocity Also called Pitot tube
[pee-toh, pee-toh] /ˈpi toʊ, piˈtoʊ/ noun 1. (often lowercase) an instrument for measuring fluid velocity, consisting of a narrow tube, one end of which is open and faces upstream, the other end being connected to a manometer. /ˈpiːtəʊ/ noun 1. a small tube placed in a fluid with its open end upstream and the other […]
[pi-tree] /ˈpɪ tri/ noun, plural Pitris, Pitri. Hinduism. 1. the legendary progenitor of any family.
[pit] /pɪt/ noun 1. a river in N California, flowing S and W from the Modoc Plateau to the Sacramento River. 200 miles (320 km) long.
[pit] /pɪt/ noun 1. a naturally formed or excavated hole or cavity in the ground: pits caused by erosion; clay pits. 2. a covered or concealed excavation in the ground, serving as a trap. 3. Mining. 4. the abode of evil spirits and lost souls; hell: an evil inspiration from the pit. 5. the pits, […]