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tube

 (to͞ob, tyo͞ob)
n.
1.
a. A hollow cylinder, especially one that conveys a fluid or functions as a passage.
b. An organic structure having the shape or function of a tube; a duct: a bronchial tube.
2. A small flexible cylindrical container sealed at one end and having a screw cap at the other, for pigments, toothpaste, or other pastelike substances.
3. Music The cylindrical part of a wind instrument.
4. Electronics
a. An electron tube.
b. A vacuum tube.
5. Botany The lower, cylindrical part of a gamopetalous corolla or a gamosepalous calyx.
6.
a. A tunnel.
b. An underground railroad system, especially the one in London, England.
7. The elongated space inside a wave when it is breaking.
8.
a. An inner tube.
b. 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.
9. Informal
a. Television: What's on the tube?
b. A television set.
10. tubes Informal The fallopian tubes.
v. tubed, tub·ing, tubes
v.tr.
1. To provide with a tube; insert a tube in.
2. To place in or enclose in a tube.
v.intr.
To ride or float on an inflated tube for recreation.
Idiom:
down the tubes/tube Slang
Into a state of failure or ruin: saw her plans go down the tubes.

[French, from Old French, from Latin tubus.]

tube

(tjuːb)
n
1. a long hollow and typically cylindrical object, used for the passage of fluids or as a container
2. a collapsible cylindrical container of soft metal or plastic closed with a cap, used to hold viscous liquids or pastes
3. (Anatomy) anatomy
b. any hollow cylindrical structure
4. (Botany) botany
a. the lower part of a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx, below the lobes
b. any other hollow structure in a plant
5. (Railways) the tube
a. Also called: the underground an underground railway system. US and Canadian equivalent: subway
b. the tunnels through which the railway runs
c. the train itself
d. (capital) trademark the London underground railway system
6. (Electronics) electronics
a. another name for valve3
7. (Broadcasting) the tube slang a television set
8. slang Brit a stupid or despicable person
9. slang Austral a bottle or can of beer
10. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) surfing the cylindrical passage formed when a wave breaks and the crest tips forward
11. an archaic word for telescope
vb (tr)
12. to fit or supply with a tube or tubes
13. to carry or convey in a tube
14. to shape like a tube
[C17: from Latin tubus]
ˈtubeless adj
ˈtube-like adj

tube

(tub, tyub)

n., v. tubed, tub•ing. n.
1. a hollow, usu. cylindrical body of metal, glass, rubber, etc., used esp. for conveying or containing liquids or gases.
2. a small collapsible cylinder of metal or plastic sealed at one end and having a capped opening at the other from which a semifluid substance, as paint or toothpaste, may be squeezed.
3. any hollow, cylindrical vessel or organ: the bronchial tubes.
4. the elongated lower part of a united sepal or corolla of a flower.
7. the tube, Informal. television.
8. a cylindrical garment without sleeves, pockets, or closures, usu. of stretch fabric, worn as a blouse, dress, skirt, etc.
9. the tubular tunnel in which an underground railroad runs.
10. the railroad itself.
11. Brit. subway (def. 1).
12. Surfing. the curled hollow formed on the underside of a cresting wave.
v.t.
13. to furnish with a tube.
14. to convey or enclose in a tube.
15. to form into the shape of a tube; make tubular.
v.i.
16. to float down a river on an inner tube.
Idioms:
down the tube(s), into a wasted or abandoned state.
[1590–1600; < Latin tubus pipe]
tube′like`, adj.

tube

  • canyon - Gets its name from Spanish canon, "tube."
  • catheter - A tube inserted for withdrawing bodily fluids, it comes from Greek kathienai, "send or let down."
  • fuse - Comes from Italian fuso, "spindle," from Latin fusus, "spindle," as it originally referred to the casing or tube filled with combustible matter.
  • piping - Icing applied from a tube with a nozzle.

tube


Past participle: tubed
Gerund: tubing

Imperative
tube
tube
Present
I tube
you tube
he/she/it tubes
we tube
you tube
they tube
Preterite
I tubed
you tubed
he/she/it tubed
we tubed
you tubed
they tubed
Present Continuous
I am tubing
you are tubing
he/she/it is tubing
we are tubing
you are tubing
they are tubing
Present Perfect
I have tubed
you have tubed
he/she/it has tubed
we have tubed
you have tubed
they have tubed
Past Continuous
I was tubing
you were tubing
he/she/it was tubing
we were tubing
you were tubing
they were tubing
Past Perfect
I had tubed
you had tubed
he/she/it had tubed
we had tubed
you had tubed
they had tubed
Future
I will tube
you will tube
he/she/it will tube
we will tube
you will tube
they will tube
Future Perfect
I will have tubed
you will have tubed
he/she/it will have tubed
we will have tubed
you will have tubed
they will have tubed
Future Continuous
I will be tubing
you will be tubing
he/she/it will be tubing
we will be tubing
you will be tubing
they will be tubing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tubing
you have been tubing
he/she/it has been tubing
we have been tubing
you have been tubing
they have been tubing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tubing
you will have been tubing
he/she/it will have been tubing
we will have been tubing
you will have been tubing
they will have been tubing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tubing
you had been tubing
he/she/it had been tubing
we had been tubing
you had been tubing
they had been tubing
Conditional
I would tube
you would tube
he/she/it would tube
we would tube
you would tube
they would tube
Past Conditional
I would have tubed
you would have tubed
he/she/it would have tubed
we would have tubed
you would have tubed
they would have tubed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tube - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gasestube - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
barrel, gun barrel - a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
blowgun, blowpipe, blowtube, blow tube - a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
blow tube, blowpipe, blowtube - a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat
cannula - a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication
capillary, capillary tube, capillary tubing - a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
catheter - a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
cigarette holder - a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked
coil - tubing that is wound in a spiral
chromatography column, column - a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
conduit - a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass; "the computers were connected through a system of conduits"
drain - tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material
hosepipe, hose - a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
inner tube - an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside the casing of a pneumatic tire
mouthpiece - the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth
pea shooter - a straight narrow tube through which pellets (as dried peas) can be blown at a target
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
pipe, tobacco pipe - a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
silencer - short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing
siphon, syphon - a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
speaking tube - a tube for conveying the sound of a voice from one room to another
stem - the tube of a tobacco pipe
stent - a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis
drinking straw, straw - a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth
test tube - glass tube closed at one end
torpedo tube - a tube near the waterline of a vessel through which a torpedo is fired
venturi - a tube with a constriction; used to control fluid flow (as in the air inlet of a carburetor)
well point, wellpoint - a perforated tube driven into the ground to collect water from the surrounding area
2.tube - electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelopetube - electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
acorn tube - a small vacuum tube; used at high frequencies
anode - a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
cathode - a negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
diode, rectifying tube, rectifying valve - a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
electrode - a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
electron multiplier - a vacuum tube that amplifies a flow of electrons
gas-discharge tube - a tube in which an electric discharge takes place through a gas
control grid, grid - an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
klystron - an electron tube used to generate or amplify electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region by velocity modulation
magnetron - a diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fields; used mainly in microwave oscillators
pentode - a thermionic tube having five electrodes
plate - the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
television pickup tube, television-camera tube - a tube that rapidly scans an optical image and converts it into electronic signals
tetrode - a thermionic tube having four electrodes
triode - a thermionic vacuum tube having three electrodes; fluctuations of the charge on the grid control the flow from cathode to anode which makes amplification possible
X-ray tube - a vacuum tube containing a metal target onto which a beam of electrons is directed at high energy for the generation of X rays
3.tube - a hollow cylindrical shapetube - a hollow cylindrical shape    
cylinder - a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
4.tube - (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structuretube - (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
tubule - a small tube
salpinx - a tube in the uterus or the ear
cochlea - the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti
vas, vessel - a tube in which a body fluid circulates
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
5.tube - an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)tube - an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Verb1.tube - provide with a tube or insert a tube intotube - provide with a tube or insert a tube into
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.tube - convey in a tubetube - convey in a tube; "inside Paris, they used to tube mail"
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
3.tube - ride or float on an inflated tubetube - ride or float on an inflated tube; "We tubed down the river on a hot summer day"
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
4.tube - place or enclose in a tubetube - place or enclose in a tube    
enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap - enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
Translations
أُنْبوبأُنْبُوبأنبوبَة صابون أسْنانالقِطار التَّحْت أرْضي في لندنشُعْبَة، أنْبوب رَفيع، قَصَبَه
tubametrorouratrubicetrubka
rørtubeundergrundsbanekarmetro
putkiputkilo
cijevtuba
tubus
neîanjarîarlestpípa, rás, leiîari, göngpípa, rör, slangatúpa
チューブ
튜브
cilindrinistūbelėvamzdinisvamzdžiai
caurulemetrotūbiņavads
trubica
cevpodzemska železnicatubazračnica
tubtunelbana
ท่อหลอด
ống

tube

[tjuːb]
A. N
1. [of toothpaste, paint etc] → tubo m (Anat) → trompa f; [of tyre] → cámara f de aire; [of television] → tubo m (US) [of radio] → lámpara f
to go down the tube it's all gone down the tubetodo se ha perdido
2. the tube (US) (= television) → la tele
3. (= London underground) → metro m
to go by tubeir en el metro
to travel by tubeviajar en metro
B. CPD tube station N (Brit) → estación f de metro

tube

[ˈtjuːb]
n
(= long, hollow pipe) → tube m; (medical)sonde f
(= container) [toothpaste, moisturizer, glue] → tube m
(British) the tube (= underground) → le métro
by tube → en métro
[tyre] → chambre f à air
(US) the tube (= television) → la télé
on the tube → à la télé
modif (British) [line, strike] → de métro; [network] → du métro

tube

n
(= pipe)Rohr nt; (of rubber, plastic)Schlauch m; (= speaking tube)Sprachrohr nt; (= torpedo tube)(Torpedo)rohr nt; to go down the tubes (fig inf)den Bach runtergehen (inf)
(= container, of toothpaste, paint, glue) → Tube f; (of sweets)Röhrchen nt, → Rolle f
(Brit: = London underground) → U-Bahn f; to travel by tubemit der U-Bahn fahren
(Elec, TV, US Rad) → Röhre f; the tube (US inf) → die Glotze (inf)
(Anat) → Röhre f; (= Fallopian tube)Eileiter m; the bronchial tubesdie Bronchien pl

tube

[tjuːb]
1. n
a. (pipe) → tubo; (of toothpaste, paint) → tubetto (Anat) → tuba; (for tyre) → camera d'aria
b. (Brit) (London Underground) → metrò m inv, metropolitana
c. the tube (Am) (fam) (television) → la tele
2. adj (Brit) → del metrò
tube station → stazione f del metrò

tube

(tjuːb) noun
1. a long, low cylinder-shaped object through which liquid can pass; a pipe. The water flowed through a rubber tube; a glass tube.
2. an organ of this kind in animals or plants.
3. an underground railway (especially in London). I go to work on the tube / by tube; (also adjective) a tube train/station.
4. a container for a semi-liquid substance which is got out by squeezing. I must buy a tube of toothpaste.
ˈtubing noun
(material for) a length or system of tubes. two metres of tubing.
ˈtubular (-bjulə) adjective
1. made of, or consisting of tubes. tubular steel.
2. shaped like a tube. The container is tubular in shape.

tube

أُنْبُوب roura, tuba rør, tube Rohr, Tube σωληνάριο, σωλήνας tubo putki, putkilo tube cijev, tuba metropolitana, tubetto チューブ, 管, 튜브 buisje, tube rør, tube rura, tubka tubo труба, тюбик tub, tunelbana ท่อ, หลอด tüp ống , 管子

tube

, tubing
n. tubo, conducto, trompa;
drainage ______ de drenaje;
endotracheal ______ endotraqueal;
inhalation ______ de inhalación;
intestinal decompression ___sonda intestinal;
nasogastric ______ nasogástrico;
tracheotomy ______ de traqueotomía;
thoracostomy ______ de toracostomía.
Tube 

tube

n tubo, sonda, trompa, manguera; chest — tubo torácico or de tórax; drainage — tubo de drenaje; endotracheal — tubo endotraqueal; Eustachian — trompa de Eustaquio; fallopian — trompa uterina, trompa de Falopio (ant); feeding — sonda de alimentación; gastrostomy —, G-tube (fam) sonda de gastrostomía; nasogastric — sonda nasogástrica
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MSHA did not discover the accident until a reporter made an inquiry six days later, at which point the miner had to have a "left chest tube," followed by a right chest tube, and then a third surgery for a T-9 thoracotomy, fusion for a burst thoracic vertebrae.
Chest tube malposition must be suspected when pleural collections fail to drain.
Any child with symptoms and signs of pleural effusion and a large, not blade-like, opacity on chest radiographs underwent thoracentesis, with or without chest tube insertion, under local anesthesia.
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The baby's initial distress resulted due to the insertion of a chest tube for ventilation, a procedure that caused a lung perforation as a result of high-pressure artificial respiration.
Standard chest tube insertion requires sutures and also uses larger tubes, such as 32 Fr (1-3).
He needs chemotherapy drugs put through a chest tube and he swallows five syringes of medicine nightly too.
The chest X-Ray (CXR) showed massive pleural effusion in the left hemithorax and a chest tube was erroneously inserted and drained transudative fluid (~31/day) (Figure 1a).
However, despite proper chest tube positioning, a large amount of serosanguinous pleural fluid remained in the pleural cavities (right, 500 mL; left, 100 mL) at autopsy.
One of them was an elderly man with a chest wound that resulted in a punctured lung; he had a chest tube placed.
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He required both a chest tube and a breathing tube.