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Verb
/t(y)o͞ob/,
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tubes, plural;
  1. Provide with a tube or tubes
    • - a giant eight-tubed hookah
Noun
  1. A long, hollow cylinder of metal, plastic, glass, etc., for holding or transporting something, chiefly liquids or gases

  2. The inner tube of a bicycle tire

  3. Material in such a cylindrical form; tubing
    • - the firm manufactures steel tube for a wide variety of applications
  4. A thing in the form of or resembling such a cylinder, in particular

  5. A flexible metal or plastic container sealed at one end and having a screw cap at the other, for holding a semiliquid substance ready for use
    • - a tube of toothpaste
  6. A rigid cylindrical container
    • - a tube of lipstick
  7. A hollow cylindrical organ or structure in an animal body or in a plant (e.g., a Eustachian tube, a sieve tube)

  8. A woman's fallopian tubes

  9. A woman's close-fitting garment, typically without darts or other tailoring and made from a single piece of knitted or elasticized fabric
    • - stretchy tube skirts
  10. (in surfing) The hollow curve under the crest of a breaking wave

  11. The subway system in London

  12. A train running on this system
    • - I caught the tube home
  13. 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

  14. A cathode-ray tube, esp. in a television set

  15. Television
    • - another wasted evening, sitting in front of the tube
  16. A vacuum tube


  1. conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
  2. provide with a tube or insert a tube into
  3. convey in a tube; "inside Paris, they used to tube mail"
  4. electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
  5. pipe: a hollow cylindrical shape
  6. ride or float on an inflated tube; "We tubed down the river on a hot summer day"
  7. In computing, the Tube was an expansion interface and architecture on the BBC Microcomputer System which allowed the BBC Micro to communicate with a second processor, or coprocessor.
  8. A tube is a soft squeezable container which can be used for thick liquids such as glue and toothpaste. Basically, a tube is a cylindrical, hollow piece with a round or oval profile, made of plastic or aluminium. ...
  9. A tube, or tubing, is a long hollow cylinder used to convey fluids (liquids or gases).
  10. A cylinder is one of the most basic curvilinear geometric shapes, the surface formed by the points at a fixed distance from a given straight line, the axis of the cylinder. The solid enclosed by this surface and by two planes perpendicular to the axis is also called a cylinder. ...
  11. In structural engineering, the tube is the name given to the systems where in order to resist lateral loads (wind, seismic, etc.) a building is designed to act like a three-dimensional hollow tube, hence the name, cantilevered perpendicular to the ground. ...
  12. Tube is usually known as a toy that assists plays on water. Most of these are manufactured in a figure like a doughnut, but there are also variant forms of tubes like boat and fish are on markets and waterparks.
  13. The London Underground
  14. Anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape; An approximately cylindrical container, usually with a crimped end and a screw top, used to contain and dispense semi-liquid substances; The London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular ...
  15. The 'tubes' carry the hot gases and smoke from the firebox to the smoke box, through the water in the boiler.
  16. (tubes) spore-bearing structures in polypores and boletes, aligned vertically and terminating in openings on the pore surface.
  17. (TUBES) Usually on the very back teeth, or molars, we will place a long, round, or rectangular tube. Into this the archwire rests, at the back of your mouth.
  18. (Tubes (or tubes tied)) Another term used for a womans fallopian tubes. Previously when a woman was done having children she would get her tubes tied or clamped as a persistent uninterrupted form of birth control. ...
  19. (Tubes) A hollow bodied soft plastic lure tipped with tentacles, rigged with a jig or hook inside. Used for all game fish.
  20. (Tubes) Boiling · NMR · Test · Thiele · Thistle
  21. (Tubes) Cylindrical structures beneath the fungus cap constituting the hymenium in certain fungi.
  22. (Tubes) The cylinders located in the back of gaming machines which hold coins of differing denominations for the purpose of paying out to successful players (see Solenoids).
  23. (Tubes) The two Fallopian tubes, one on either side of the ovaries, which convey the egg from the ovary to the uterus, are generally referred to as the tubes.
  24. (Tubes) This is slang for the valves in an amp.
  25. (Tubes) tubular rubber, usually latex.