tube-like

  • 1 tube´like´ — tube «toob, tyoob», noun, verb, tubed, tub|ing. –n. 1. a long pipe of metal, glass, rubber, plastic, or other material. Tubes are used especially to carry or contain a liquid or gas. 2. a small cylinder of thin, easily bent metal with a cap that… …

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  • 2 Tube sound — (or valve sound) is the characteristic sound associated with a vacuum tube based audio amplifiers. Some audiophiles prefer the sound that is produced by the distortion characteristics of tube based amplifiers. The audible significance of tube… …

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  • 3 Tube (structure) — In structural engineering, the tube is the name given to the systems where in order to resist lateral loads (wind, seismic, etc.) a building is designed to act like a three dimensional hollow tube, hence the name, cantilevered perpendicular to… …

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  • 4 Tube — A long hollow cylinder. There are many tube like structures in the human body, such as the auditory tube (Eustachian tube) in the ear. * * * 1. A hollow cylindrical structure or canal. 2. A hollow cylinder or pipe. SYN: tuba [TA]. [L. tubus]… …

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  • 5 tube — [[t]tub, tyub[/t]] n. v. tubed, tub•ing 1) a hollow, usu. cylindrical body of metal, glass, rubber, etc., used esp. for conveying or containing liquids or gases 2) a small collapsible cylinder of metal or plastic sealed at one end and having a… …

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  • 6 tube tracheae — (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Opiliones, Solifugae and most spiders, tube like tracheae; usually unbranched ectodermal invaginations; see sieve tracheae …

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  • 7 tube worm — noun a fan worm or other marine worm which lives in a tube like structure …

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  • 8 tube — [ tub ] noun count ** ▸ 1 object like a pipe ▸ 2 long narrow container ▸ 3 long thin part inside body ▸ 4 television ▸ 5 cathode ray tube ▸ 6 underground train ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a long narrow object similar to a pipe that liquid or gas can move… …

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  • 9 Tube de l'ete — Tube de l été La dénomination tube de l’été est utilisée par les médias pour désigner, parmi les tubes de la saison estivale, celui qui a fait danser le plus les gens : c est un concept marketing. Il s agit le plus souvent de musiques… …

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  • 10 Tube map — as of April 2011. Part of a series of articles on The Tube …

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  • 11 Tube drawing — is an operation used to make a small diameter tube from a large diameter tube, by pulling the tube through a draw die.There are five types of tube drawing: tube sinking, mandrel drawing, stationary mandrel, moving mandrel, and floating… …

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  • 12 Tube-dwelling anemone — Tube dwelling anemones Tube dwelling Anemone, Cerianthus sp. Scientific classification …

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  • 13 Like a Virgin — Studio album by Madonna Released November 12, 1984 …

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  • 14 Tube Mice — is a children s animated series produced in 1988 about the adventures of mice who dwell in the tunnels of the London Underground.The series was produced by Honeycomb Animation, and was created by Sarah and Simon Bor. Overview The four main… …

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  • 15 Tube socket — Left to right: octal (top and bottom view), loctal, and miniature (top and side view) sockets. An early transistor socket and an IC socket are included for comparison. Tube sockets are electrical sockets into which vacuum tubes (also known as… …

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  • 16 Tube bending — Bent tubing Shown is a trombone, it displays some U bends Tub …

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  • 17 tube */*/ — UK [tjuːb] / US [tub] noun Word forms tube : singular tube plural tubes 1) a) [countable] a long narrow object similar to a pipe that liquid or gas can move through Nurses had to feed Dan through a tube. b) an object shaped like part of a pipe a… …

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  • 18 Like a Virgin — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Like a Virgin (homonymie). Like a Virgin Single par Madonna extrait de l’album Like a Virgin …

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  • 19 Tube Bar prank calls — The Tube Bar prank calls are arguably the most famous series of prank calls ever recorded.HistoryIn the mid 1970s, two young men, John Elmo and Jim Davidson, began calling a bar named the Tube Bar which was located in Jersey City, New Jersey in… …

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  • 20 Tube cleaning — The process of tube cleaning describes the activity of, or device for, the cleaning and maintenance of fouled tubes. The need for cleaning arises because the that is transported through the tubes may cause deposits and finally even obstructions.… …

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