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  • 181muff — [[t]mʌ̱f[/t]] muffs, muffing, muffed 1) VERB If you muff something, you do it badly or you make a mistake while you are doing it, so that it is not successful. [INFORMAL] [V n] He muffed his opening speech. [V ed] ...a muffed opportunity. 2) N… …

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  • 182tubing — tub·ing || tuːbɪŋ / tju n. piping, length of pipe, quantity of tubes; material in the form of a hollow cylinder …

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  • 183tubings — tub·ing || tuːbɪŋ / tju n. piping, length of pipe, quantity of tubes; material in the form of a hollow cylinder …

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  • 184tubularly — adv. in the manner of a hollow cylinder, with tubes …

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  • 185tubule — tu·bule || tuːbjuːl / tju n. small tube, small hollow cylinder …

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  • 186tubules — tu·bule || tuːbjuːl / tju n. small tube, small hollow cylinder …

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  • 187tube — n. Pipe, hollow cylinder …

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  • 188pipe — I [[t]paɪp[/t]] n. v. piped, pip•ing 1) a hollow cylinder of metal, wood, or other material, used for the conveyance of water, gas, steam, etc 2) a tube of wood, clay, or other material, with a small bowl at one end, used for smoking tobacco,… …

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  • 189test tube — test′ tube n. chem. a hollow cylinder of thin glass with one end closed, used in laboratory experimentation and analysis • Etymology: 1840–50 …

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  • 190cannon — /ˈkænən / (say kanuhn) noun (plural cannons, cannon) 1. a large ancient gun for firing heavy projectiles, usually mounted on a carriage. 2. a powerful automatic gun for firing explosive shells. 3. Colloquial a revolver. 4. Machinery a hollow… …

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  • 191crown saw — /ˈkraʊn sɔ/ (say krown saw) noun a rotary saw consisting of a hollow cylinder with teeth on its end or edge, as the surgeon s trephine …

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  • 192nuclear column — /njukliə ˈkɒləm/ (say nyoohkleeuh koluhm) noun 1. a hollow cylinder of water and spray thrown up from an underwater burst of a nuclear weapon, through which the hot high pressure gases formed in the explosion are vented to the atmosphere. 2. a… …

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  • 193test tube — /ˈtɛst tjub/ (say test tyoohb) noun a hollow cylinder of thin glass with one end closed, used in chemical tests …

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  • 194KRAYENHOFF — NETHERLANDS (see also List of Individuals) 2.6.1758 Nijmegen/NL 24.11.1840 Nijmegen/NL Cornelis Krayenhoff gradated in science from the College of Harderwijk in 1780. He mounted the first lightning rod on the bell tower of Doesburg in 1782. He… …

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  • 195well — 1. adj. In marine insurance, a term used as descriptive of the safety and soundness of a vessel, in a warranty of her condition at a particular time and place; as, warranted well at...on... 2. In old reports, good, sufficient, unobjectionable in… …

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  • 196tube — [1] A long, narrow, hollow cylinder for holding or passing liquids or gases. [2] A rubber doughnut shaped bladder which is placed within the carcass of a tire and inflated. See axle tube bourdon tube capillary tube carburetor venturi choke tube… …

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  • 197hole saw — n. a hollow cylinder with teeth on the bottom edge attached by means of a bit, as to a portable electric drill, and used for cutting circles …

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  • 198pipe — [pīp] n. [ME < OE < WGmc * pipa < VL * pipa < L pipare, to cheep, chirp, peep, of echoic orig.] 1. a hollow cylinder or cone, as of reed, straw, wood, or metal, in which air vibrates to produce a musical sound, as in an organ or wind… …

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  • 199tube — [to͞ob, tyo͞ob] n. [Fr < L tubus, a pipe] 1. a) a hollow cylinder or pipe of metal, glass, rubber, etc., usually long in proportion to its diameter, used for conveying fluids, etc. b) an instrument, part, organ, etc. resembling a tube… …

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  • 200cannon — n. & v. n. 1 hist. (pl. same) a large heavy gun installed on a carriage or mounting. 2 an automatic aircraft gun firing shells. 3 Billiards the hitting of two balls successively by the cue ball. 4 Mech. a hollow cylinder moving independently on a …

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