I think this definition was a little after Webster 1913's time.
Pi*tot's" tube` (?). Hydraul.
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.
© Webster 1913.
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