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Noun: Pitot
  1. 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
    - Pitot tube
  2. French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695-1771)
    - Henri Pitot

Type of: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, physicist

Encyclopedia: Pitot, James