venturi or venturi tube (ven•tu•ri or ven•tu•ri tube)

a short tube that is inserted in a pipeline, that has flaring ends connected by a constricted middle section forming a throat that depends for operation upon the fact that as the velocity of flow of a liquid increases in the throat the pressure decreases. Used for measuring the quantity. Devices for measuring airspeed, and for producing suction.
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