Definition of 'tube'

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Example sentences containing 'tube'

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Blow up the inner tube again to check there are no more holes, then let the air out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then I put each one into a little test tube, in a presentation box. The Sun (2016)These involve inserting tubes through the abdomen wall into the stomach. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The cardboard tube had been placed between two tins of paint stacked beside her bath. The Sun (2006)The device consists of a small balloon on a tube which fits into the nose. The Sun (2009)This packed metal tube became our home in the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Your gullet is a long muscular tube which helps transport food into your stomach. The Sun (2016)Ice cores are collected by drilling into ancient ice with a hollow tube. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sample put in tube which goes into machine. The Sun (2013)Tube trains were empty and offices were running on a skeleton staff. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why have some of my rose leaves rolled up into thin tubes? Times, Sunday Times (2006)To that list you can add spitting into test tubes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We grew up in a day when car tires had inner tubes. Christianity Today (2000)She is also fed through a tube inserted into her stomach. The Sun (2006)It emits red light via two nasal tubes which you hold in place for three minutes up to four times a day. The Sun (2011)Three packs of Scotch pancakes and a tube of anchovy paste. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The areas around the bottle and the tube should be flat, so should the space near the back where the house will sit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The 13-year-old spent many months of infancy in hospital, had breathing and swallowing difficulties and was tube fed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The microscopic tubes that carry the sweat to your skin's surface get blocked so sweat leaks into the skin itself, causing intense irritation. The Sun (2006)

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Translations for 'tube'

British English: tube /tjuːb/ NOUN
long hollow object A tube is a long, round, hollow piece of metal, rubber, or plastic.
The liquid goes through the tube into the bottle.
  • American English: tube
  • Arabic: أُنْبُوب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tubo
  • Chinese: 管子
  • Croatian: cijev
  • Czech: roura
  • Danish: rør
  • Dutch: buisje
  • European Spanish: tubo
  • Finnish: putki
  • French: tube
  • German: Rohr
  • Greek: σωλήνας
  • Italian: metropolitana
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: rør
  • Polish: rura
  • European Portuguese: tubo
  • Romanian: țeavă
  • Russian: труба
  • Spanish: tubo
  • Swedish: tunelbana
  • Thai: ท่อ
  • Turkish: tüp
  • Ukrainian: трубка
  • Vietnamese: ống
British English: tube /tjuːb/ NOUN
container A tube is a soft metal or plastic container that you press to make what is in it come out.
He bought a tube of glue.
  • American English: tube
  • Arabic: أُنْبُوب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tubo
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: tuba
  • Czech: tubanádoba
  • Danish: tube
  • Dutch: tube
  • European Spanish: tubo
  • Finnish: putkilo
  • French: tubedentifrice
  • German: Tube
  • Greek: σωληνάριο
  • Italian: tubetto
  • Japanese: チューブ
  • Korean: 튜브
  • Norwegian: tube
  • Polish: tubka
  • European Portuguese: tubo
  • Romanian: tub
  • Russian: тюбик
  • Spanish: tubo
  • Swedish: tub
  • Thai: หลอด
  • Turkish: tüp
  • Ukrainian: тюбик
  • Vietnamese: ống


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