Water tube

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Wa´ter tube`

1.(Zool.) One of a system of tubular excretory organs having external openings, found in many invertebrates. They are believed to be analogous in function to the kidneys of vertebrates. See Illust. under Trematodea, and Sporocyst.
2.Any tube for passing or holding water; specif., in some steam boilers, a tube in which water circulates and steam is generated.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The officials added that the Gepco will disconnect all the 163 electricity connections (including 96 water tube wells' connections), owned by the Sialkot Municipal Corporation.
Similarly he said the government was also mulling over installing more solar water tube wells in various areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh areas.
Another useful feature is the sternum strap buckle with magnet for keeping the water tube in place.
Water tube boilers have larger boiler capacities, higher pressure levels, and the ability to provide high steam temperatures of up to 650 AC.
The new department aims to immerse shoppers in a refreshing oasis with invigorating design elements such as a bright, open-air skylight and a meditative water tube filled with purple suds.
They discovered that nanotubes in the middle diameters had the most impact on the balance between molecular interactions and van der Waals pressure that prompted the transition from a square water tube to ice.
These 192 water tube wells have the capacity to provide 32.4 MGWPD but only providing 20 MGWPD.
He took the lead during his run but then had to pit a little early when a blocked water tube caused him to severely dehydrate.
Industrial boilers are mainly classified into two types, water tube boilers and fire tube boilers.
LAKKI MARWAT -- Turkish Ambassador Sadeq Babar Girgin expressed interest to set up solar energy plants in the backward district to run irrigation and drinking water tube wells.