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Definitions of "tube"

  • noun
  • A hollow cylinder, especially one that conveys a fluid or functions as a passage. noun
  • An organic structure having the shape or function of a tube; a duct. noun
  • A small flexible cylindrical container sealed at one end and having a screw cap at the other, for pigments, toothpaste, or other pastelike substances. noun
  • The cylindrical part of a wind instrument. noun
  • noun
  • An electron tube. noun
  • A vacuum tube. noun
  • The lower, cylindrical part of a gamopetalous corolla or a gamosepalous calyx. noun
  • noun
  • A tunnel. noun
  • An underground railroad system, especially the one in London, England. noun
  • The elongated space inside a wave when it is breaking. noun
  • noun
  • An inner tube. noun
  • An inflatable tube or cushion made of rubber or plastic and used for recreational riding, as behind a motor boat or down a snow-covered slope. noun
  • noun
  • Television. noun
  • A television set. noun

The word "tube" in example sentences

When an ovum is matured, it escapes from the ovary into the narrow tube referred to, called the _Fallopian tube_, and passes down into the cavity of the uterus.. [Plain Facts for Old and Young]

It is passed down a tube that we call the _food tube_.. [The Child's Day]

The _middle ear_, it will be seen, is a drum with its stretched membrane like any other drum, and it too has a communication with the exterior air through a tube, the _Eustachian tube_, which leads from the drum into the back part of the throat.. [Voice Production in Singing and Speaking Based on Scientific Principles (Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged)]

The doctors were also asked whether other issues had led them to recommend the heart test — called a cardiac catheterization — during which a thin tube is threaded to the heart to check how well it is working and to look for disease.. [1 in Four Doctors Order Medical Tests Out of Fear of Getting Sued | Impact Lab]

This test usually confirms the diagnosis. cardiac catheterization – a thin tube is inserted into the heart through a vein and/or artery in either the leg or through the umbilicus (“belly button”). [Tricuspid Atresia]

Diagnosis may also include: chest X-ray electrocardiogram (ECG) – a record of the electrical activity of the heart cardiac catheterization – a thin tube is inserted into the heart through a vein and/or artery in either the leg, the neck, or through the umbilicus (“belly button” - used in newborns only). cardiac MRI. [Mitral Stenosis, Mitral Regurgitation and Mitral Valve Prolapse]

The tube is a catheter (a thin tube) placed into the cecum, the first part of the large bowel (in the lower right abdomen).. [Percutaneous Cecostomy Tube Placement]

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – detailed images of the heart produced by magnets cardiac catheterization – a thin tube is inserted into the heart through a large vein and/or artery in either the side of the neck, or groin. [Cardiomyopathy]

More rarely, cardiaccatheterization will be required: a thin tube is inserted into the heart through a vein and/or artery in either the leg or through the umbilicus (“belly button”).. [Ebstein’s Anomaly of the Tricuspid Valve]

Dar – For a tin tube is inserted for the passage of urine.. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]

Its main tube is machined from a solid piece of special-alloy bar stock for maximum strength, lighter weight and better waterproof integrity, and it has an adjustable objective for precise image focusing and parallax correction.. [Swarovski 6-18x50 AV]

A gastrostomy or gastrojeunostomy tube is then placed, with the exact size determined by the size of the tract.. [Primary Tube Conversion]

If it's such a crime, then I owe them about a million pounds, as swearing on and at the tube is the only way to deal with the pain of having to travel on the dratted thing every day.. [Boing Boing: July 9, 2006 - July 15, 2006 Archives]

It makes Londoners less safe because it deprives us of the certainty that the police are taking sensible measures to protect us against terrorism, and because it instills the fear that the copper in the tube is a mugger in waiting, who might at any moment swoop in and confiscate thousands of pounds 'worth of kit and insert us into the criminal justice system.. [Boing Boing: September 18, 2005 - September 24, 2005 Archives]

The products come in a very modern, trendy red and black label tube, which is made from. [TreeHugger]

(Cross-posted at Evolution Engineered) "Life-like evolution in a test tube" is the title of an article at Cosmos Magazine that describes a potential breakthrough in Origin-of-Life (OOL) research.. [2010 February - Telic Thoughts]

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