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tub·ing

 (to͞o′bĭng, tyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. Tubes considered as a group.
b. A system of tubes.
c. A piece or length of tube.
2. Tubular fabric, such as that used for making pillowcases.
3. The activity of riding an inner tube or other inflated device for fun or relaxation, as in a stream, down a snow-covered hill, or towed behind a motorboat in a body of water.

tubing

(ˈtjuːbɪŋ)
n
1. tubes collectively
2. a length of tube
3. a system of tubes
4. (Textiles) fabric in the form of a tube, used for pillowcases and some cushions; piping
5. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the activity of riding over water or snow on an inflated tube

tub•ing

(ˈtu bɪŋ, ˈtyu-)

n.
1. material in the form of a tube: glass tubing.
2. tubes collectively.
3. a piece of tube.
4. the sport or recreation of floating down a river or stream on an inner tube.
[1835–45]

Tubing

 tubes collectively, 1845.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gasestubing - 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
Translations
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colonne de productiontube
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rörlögn
boru sistemiborular

tubing

[ˈtjuːbɪŋ] Ntubería f, cañería f
a piece of tubingun trozo de tubo

tubing

[ˈtjuːbɪŋ] ntubes mpl
a piece of tubing → un tube

tubing

nSchlauch m

tubing

[ˈtjuːbɪŋ] ntubi mpl, tubazione f
a piece of tubing → un tubo

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

, 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.

tubing

n tubería
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