Tubular

Tubular may refer to:

  • the form of a cylinder or tube
  • Tubular, a television-related entertainment blog on the Houston Chronicle website
  • Tubular, a level in the video game Super Mario World
  • Tubular, surf culture slang for cool or awesome, derived from catching a wave and getting in the tube
  • Tubulars (people), a former ethnic group in Russia

The adjective is often applied to items which are somewhat tubular in shape:

  • Tubular bell, musical instruments (also known as chimes) in the percussion family
  • Tubular bridge, a bridge built as a rigid box girder section, with the traffic carried within the section
  • Tubular chassis or superleggera, a type of automobile construction technique used only in expensive sports cars
  • Tubular Gallery, a large diameter, round, tubular steel structure used to enclose a troughed conveyor belt
  • Tubular lock pick, a specialized lockpicking tool used for opening a tubular pin locking cylinder
  • Tubular NDT, a nondestructive method of testing industrial products for hidden defects
  • Tubular neighborhood, a mathematical concept
  • Tubular-pneumatic action, a playing action for pipe organs, in which key and stop activity is transmitted from the console to the windchest via pneumatic impulses traveling through tubes
  • Tubular tyres, bicycle tires (tyres) which are glued-on to their rims

The adjective is often applied to parts of the body which resemble or are composed of tube-like members:

  • Tubular gland
  • parts of the kidney:
    • distal convoluted tubule
    • uriniferous tubule
    • tubular fluid, the fluid in the tubules of the kidney

Other articles related to "tubular":

Cephaloridine - Adverse Effects - Toxicity
... taken up from the blood by the proximal tubular cells via an organic anion transporter (OAT) in the basolateral membrane ... anions are secreted through the proximal tubular cells via unidirectional transcellular transport ... basolateral membrane and extruded across the brush border membrane into the tubular fluid ...
Tubular Proteinuria
... and are normally reabsorbed by tubular cells, so that less than 150 mg per day should appear in the urine ... proteins appearing in larger quantities than this is tubular proteinurea and this points to failure of re-absorption by damaged tubular cells ...
Tubular Gallery - Applications
... Tubular Gallery conveyors are used when a product needs to be isolated from its surrounding environment during transport ... loading are a few of the industries and applications that commonly use Tubular Gallery conveyors ... A cost effective alternative to the Tubular Gallery System is a totally enclosed air supported belt conveyor ...
Tubular Bells II 20th Anniversary Tour 1992/93 - Background
... Tubular Bells II 20th Anniversary Tour was Oldfield's first tour of the 1990s, following the Discovery Tour 1984 ... It promoted the sequel to his debut album Tubular Bells, Tubular Bells II ... Following this tour Oldfield did not perform until the premiere of his next Tubular Bells album, Tubular Bells III ...
Lavacicle - Tubular Lava Stalactites
... to extrude out through small openings that result in hollow, tubular stalactites analogous to the soda straws formed as depositional speleothems in solution caves, The longest known is almost 2 meters in length ... a drip stalagmite that forms below as material is carried through the tubular stalactite and piles up on the floor beneath ... Sometimes the tubular form collapses near the distal end, most likely when the pressure of escaping gases decreased and still-molten portions of the stalactites deflated ...