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Definition of Tubes

Tube
Tube Tube, n. (Elec. Railways) A tunnel for a tube railway; also (Colloq.), a tube railway. [Chiefly Eng.]
Tube
Tube Tube, n. [L. tubus; akin to tuba a trumpet: cf F. tube.] 1. A hollow cylinder, of any material, used for the conveyance of fluids, and for various other purposes; a pipe. 2. A telescope. ``Glazed optic tube.' --Milton. 3. A vessel in animal bodies or plants, which conveys a fluid or other substance. 4. (Bot.) The narrow, hollow part of a gamopetalous corolla. 5. (Gun.) A priming tube, or friction primer. See under Priming, and Friction. 6. (Steam Boilers) A small pipe forming part of the boiler, containing water and surrounded by flame or hot gases, or else surrounded by water and forming a flue for the gases to pass through. 7. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A more or less cylindrical, and often spiral, case secreted or constructed by many annelids, crustaceans, insects, and other animals, for protection or concealment. See Illust. of Tubeworm. (b) One of the siphons of a bivalve mollusk. Capillary tube, a tube of very fine bore. See Capillary. Fire tube (Steam Boilers), a tube which forms a flue. Tube coral. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Tubipore. Tube foot (Zo["o]l.), one of the ambulacral suckers of an echinoderm. Tube plate, or Tube sheet (Steam Boilers), a flue plate. See under Flue. Tube pouch (Mil.), a pouch containing priming tubes. Tube spinner (Zo["o]l.), any one of various species of spiders that construct tubelike webs. They belong to Tegenaria, Agelena, and allied genera. Water tube (Steam Boilers), a tube containing water and surrounded by flame or hot gases.
Tube
Tube Tube, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tubed; p. pr. & vb. n. Tubing.] To furnish with a tube; as, to tube a well.

Meaning of Tubes from wikipedia

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- Tube or tubes may refer to: Tube (2003 film), a 2003 Korean film The Tube (TV series), a music related TV series by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom "Tubes"...
- YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created...
- enthusiasts prefer for their tube sound. Not all electronic circuit valves/electron tubes are vacuum tubes. Gas-filled tubes are similar devices, but containing...
- development of very high performance medical X-ray tubes. X-ray tubes evolved from experimental Crookes tubes with which X-rays were first discovered on November...
- The fallopian tubes, also known as oviducts, uterine tubes, or salpinges (singular salpinx) are uterine appendages, lined from inside with ciliated simple...
- tracheal tube now used routinely in surgery. Previously, red rubber (Rusch-Germany) tubes were used, then sterilized for re-use. Tracheal tubes can also...
- Eustachian tube dysfunction caused by excessive mucus production which, in turn, causes obstruction to the openings of the Eustachian tubes. In severe...
- ostium of the uterine tube (plural ostia) may refer to the proximal or distal opening of the tube also called the Fallopian tube. The proximal tubal opening...
- pressure.[citation needed] Chest tubes are commonly made from clear plastics like PVC and soft silicone. Chest tubes are made in a range of sizes measured...
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