"pitot's tube" Definition

  1. A bent tube used to determine the velocity of running water, by placing the curved end under water, and observing the height to which the fluid rises in the tube; a kind of current meter.

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Words that start with "pitot's tube": 1
Words that end with "pitot's tube": 1
Words that contain "pitot's tube": 1
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