Synonyms and Antonyms for Pitot-static_tube

1. Pitot-static tube (n.)

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

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2. static tube (n.)

a measuring instrument used to measure static pressure in a stream of fluid

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3. Pitot (n.)

measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow

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4. Pitot (n.)

French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695-1771)

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