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Noun
/ˈt(y)o͞obə/,
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tubas, plural;
  1. A large brass wind instrument of bass pitch, with three to six valves and a broad bell typically facing upward

  2. A powerful reed stop on an organ with the quality of a tuba


  1. bass horn: the lowest brass wind instrument
  2. The tuba is the largest and lowest pitched brass instrument. Sound is produced by vibrating or "buzzing" the lips into a large cupped mouthpiece. ...
  3. Umm el-Marra, أم المرّا, east of modern Aleppo in the Jabbul Plain of northern Syria, was one of the ancient Near East's oldest cities, located on a crossroads of two trade routes northwest of Ebla, in a landscape that was much more fertile than it is today. ...
  4. The Tubalar are an ethnic group native to the Altai Republic in Russia. According to the 2002 census, there were 1565 Tubalars in Russia.
  5. Tuban is a town located on the north coast of Java, approximately 100 km west of Surabaya, the capital of East Java. Tuban is surrounded by Lamongan in the east, Bojonegoro in the south and Rembang, Central Java in the west.
  6. Tubas or Toubas (طوباس, Tûbâs) is a small Palestinian city in the northeastern West Bank, located northeast of Nablus, a few kilometers west of the Jordan River. A city of over 16,000 inhabitants, it serves as the economic and administrative center of the Tubas Governorate. ...
  7. A large brass musical instrument played through a vibration of the lips upon the mouthpiece and fingering of the keys
  8. A very low pitched brass instrument that uses valves to control the pitch.
  9. (Latin) a trumpet sounded during war battles by the Romans
  10. Comes in handy when cleaning the teeth: a toothpaste.
  11. The finest musical instrument of all, closely related to sousaphone, bombardon, bass, brass bass, helicon. Sadly under appreciated by the public.
  12. a compound word: "Fetch me another tuba toothpaste!"
  13. Tequila fresh from the still, with a sweet flavor.
  14. A breast enhancement procedure where saline implants are inserted through the navel using an endoscope.
  15. Stands for Trans Umbilical Breast Augmentation. It refers to the location of the incision, at the belly button. This method is not used much any more, because of its greater distance from the implant site.
  16. a jamming device for Freya radar operating in the 70-200 MHz range
  17. Tutoring By Appointment
  18. A concert sousaphone.