Definition of pressure head in English:

pressure head


  • 1The pressure exerted by a fluid, expressed as the height of a column of the fluid which would produce that pressure by virtue of its weight.

  • 2Aeronautics
    A pitot-static tube.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Arts. From pressure + head.


pressure head

/ˈprɛʃə ˌhɛd/