What is tube?

  • (noun): Conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases.
    Synonyms: tubing
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on tube:

Types of Shirt
... knitted upper garments jackets, coats and similar outerwear tube top (in American English) or boob tube (in British English) — a shoulderless, sleeveless "tube" that wraps the torso not reaching higher than ...

More definitions of "tube":

  • (verb): Ride or float on an inflated tube.
    Example: "We tubed down the river on a hot summer day"
  • (verb): Provide with a tube or insert a tube into.
  • (verb): Convey in a tube.
    Example: "Inside Paris, they used to tube mail"
  • (verb): Place or enclose in a tube.
  • (noun): A hollow cylindrical shape.
    Synonyms: pipe

Famous quotes containing the word tube:

    The last best hope of earth, two trillion dollars in debt, is spinning out of control, and all we can do is stare at a flickering cathode-ray tube as Ollie “answers” questions on TV while the press, resolutely irrelevant as ever, asks politicians if they have committed adultery. From V-J Day 1945 to this has been, my fellow countrymen, a perfect nightmare.
    Gore Vidal (b. 1925)

    Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)

    One of the great natural phenomena is the way in which a tube of toothpaste suddenly empties itself when it hears that you are planning a trip, so that when you come to pack it is just a twisted shell of its former self, with not even a cubic millimeter left to be squeezed out.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)