Tubular boiler
Tubular Tu"bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]

{Tubular boiler}. See under {Boiler}.

{Tubular breathing} (Med.), a variety of respiratory sound, heard on auscultation over the lungs in certain cases of disease, resembling that produced by the air passing through the trachea.

{Tubular bridge}, a bridge in the form of a hollow trunk or tube, made of iron plates riveted together, as the Victoria bridge over the St. Lawrence, at Montreal, Canada, and the Britannia bridge over the Menai Straits.

{Tubular girder}, a plate girder having two or more vertical webs with a space between them. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tubular boiler — Boiler Boil er, n. 1. One who boils. [1913 Webster] 2. A vessel in which any thing is boiled. [1913 Webster] Note: The word boiler is a generic term covering a great variety of kettles, saucepans, clothes boilers, evaporators, coppers, retorts,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiler — Boil er, n. 1. One who boils. [1913 Webster] 2. A vessel in which any thing is boiled. [1913 Webster] Note: The word boiler is a generic term covering a great variety of kettles, saucepans, clothes boilers, evaporators, coppers, retorts, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiler iron — Boiler Boil er, n. 1. One who boils. [1913 Webster] 2. A vessel in which any thing is boiled. [1913 Webster] Note: The word boiler is a generic term covering a great variety of kettles, saucepans, clothes boilers, evaporators, coppers, retorts,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiler plate — Boiler Boil er, n. 1. One who boils. [1913 Webster] 2. A vessel in which any thing is boiled. [1913 Webster] Note: The word boiler is a generic term covering a great variety of kettles, saucepans, clothes boilers, evaporators, coppers, retorts,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular — Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster] {Tubular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular breathing — Tubular Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular bridge — Tubular Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular girder — Tubular Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular NDT — (nondestructive testing) is the application of various technologies to detect anomalies such as corrosion and manufacturing defects in metallic tubes. Tubing can be found in such equipment as boilers and heat exchangers. To carry out an… …   Wikipedia

  • Boiler (steam generator) — Contents 1 Steam generator (component of prime mover) 2 Boiler types 2.1 Haycock and wagon top boilers …   Wikipedia

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