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[pee-toh, pee-toh] /ˈpi toʊ, piˈtoʊ/

(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.
a small tube placed in a fluid with its open end upstream and the other end connected to a manometer. It measures the total pressure of the fluid
short for Pitot-static tube, esp one fitted to an aircraft


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