drinking straw

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Noun1.drinking straw - a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouthdrinking straw - a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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Sierra's Table's latest product is the bamboo drinking straw called 'IP-ipan' (the name is derived from the local term 'ip-ip,' which means to sip or absorb, and 'IP' for indigenous peoples).
A NURSE has been struck off for trying to treat a patient's constipation with a plastic pen and a drinking straw.
The Super Moon will fit easily in the field of view through a simple drinking straw.
Even a drinking straw or a small square of poster board can serve for mark making.
manufacturer of paper cigarette holders, was said to have gotten the idea for a paper drinking straw as he sipped a mint julep through a stalk of rye grass.
Os trigonums, especially small ones, rarely need surgery, although that's not even a big deal since an endoscope the size of a drinking straw removes the bone.
Recently, I ran out of food coloring, so I came up with the idea to cut a small length of red drinking straw and put it in with the liquid.
For example, the "Wriggling Wrapper Snake" experiment requires only a paper-wrapped drinking straw and a cup of water; the "My Soda Has Gas" experiment requires a balloon, salt or sugar, a full bottle of carbonated soda, and an outdoors area; and the "Mysterious Floating Paper Clip" experiment requires only a bowl of water, two small paper clips, and facial tissue.
Wrap a pink-felt scrap around the drinking straw, leaving 1/2" of felt extending beyond the straw upper edge; glue to secure.
QUESTION has expanded beyond the checkout counter to the drinking straw set, thanks to Aardvark, The Original Paper Straw, a brand of Ft.
Put pill in end of drinking straw, force mouth open with pencil and blow down drinking straw.
Materials: 110 cm by 10 cm (4 in by 4 in) piece of corrugated cardboard * marker * ruler * 5 cm (2 in) piece of drinking straw * 90-cm (3-ft) long piece of yarn * masking tape * 1 pipe cleaner * 4 5/16" metal washers * 2 desks or chairs * scissors (if materials are not precut)