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  • Pitot — Henri Pitot Maison natale de Henri Pitot en Aramon Henri Pitot, né à Aramon (Gard) le 29 mai 1695 et mort à Aramon le 27 décembre 1771, est un ingénieur en hydraulique français, inventeur du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pitot — Henri de Pitot (* 3. Mai 1695 in Aramon, Gard; † 27. Dezember 1771 ebenda) war ein französischer Wasserbauingenieur. Leben und Wirken Pitot arbeitete zu Beginn seiner Tätigkeit als Mathematiker und Astronom. Er beschäftigte sich mit Strömungen in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pitot — noun 1. French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695 1771) • Syn: ↑Henri Pitot • Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist 2. measuring instrument consisting of a right angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitot — noun A pitot head / pitot tube …   Wiktionary

  • pitot — [ pi:təʊ] (also pitot tube) noun a device for measuring the speed of flow of a fluid, consisting of or containing an open ended right angled tube pointing in opposition to the flow. Origin C19: named after the 18th cent. French physicist Henri… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pitòt — a, pitot, pitouet, o n. jeune garçon ou fille. « Ti sovenes, Vidau … dau temps qu ères pitòt dei patrons pescadors ? » V. Gelu. voir niston, pichon …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • Pitot — Henri, French engineer, 1695–1771. See P. tube …   Medical dictionary

  • pitot — pi·tot …   English syllables

  • Pitot tube — [pē′tō, pē tō′, pē′tō, pē tō′] n. [after Henri Pitot (1695 1771), Fr physicist] 1. [also p t ] a small, L shaped tube which, when inserted vertically into a flowing fluid with its open end facing upstream, measures the total pressure of the fluid …   English World dictionary

  • Pitot-static tube — [pē′tō stat′ik, pē′tō stat′ik] n. [also pitot static tube] an instrument combining a Pitot tube and a static tube, that measures the difference between the pressures in the two tubes to obtain the relative velocity of a fluid in motion …   English World dictionary

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