a tube for measuring the static pressure of a fluid in motion, so placed in the fluid as not to be affected by the pressure changes caused by the motion of the fluid.
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- static line,
- static memory,
- static pressure,
- static ram,
- static reflex,
- static water,
Origin of static tube
First recorded in 1930–35
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an open-ended tube used to measure the static pressure at a point in a moving fluid and positioned in such a way that it is unaffected by the fluid's motion
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