Tube Meaning and Definition


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Tube meaning

Word: Tube

How to pronounce: tjuːb

Noun

Definitions:

1. A long, hollow cylinder of metal, plastic, glass, etc. for holding or transporting something, chiefly liquids or gases.

Example sentences: "A plastic tube is connected to the tap and the beer is ready to be pulled"

2. A thing in the form of or resembling a tube.

Example sentences: "Three works could be manipulated; the massed tubes formed a square or circle mounted on a base that allowed a segment or the whole piece to be rotated by hand."

3. The subway system in London.

Example sentences: "A cross-London trek on the Tube"

4. A sealed container, typically of glass and either evacuated or filled with gas, containing two electrodes between which an electric current can be made to flow.

Example sentences: "Early diodes in electronics were made from metal plates sealed inside evacuated glass tubes, which could be seen glowing in the innards of old radio sets."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Fit (a person or animal) with a tube to assist breathing, especially after a laryngotomy.

2. Convey in a tube.

3. Ride on water on a large inflated inner tube.


Synonyms:

pipe

snorkel

channel

pipework

funnel

underground

metro

subway

tunnel

subway system

vial

drawtube

tubus

beaker

piping

conduit

duct

box

line

lamp

bulb

draw tube

probe

telly

tv

electron tube


Derivations:

tubing

tub

tuber

tubed


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Tube in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tubo

German: Rohr

French: Tube

Italian: Tubo

Turkish: Tüp


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