Associations to the word «Tube»


TUBE, noun. Anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape.
TUBE, noun. An approximately cylindrical container, usually with a crimped end and a screw top, used to contain and dispense semi-liquid substances.
TUBE, noun. (British) (colloquial) (often capitalized as Tube) The London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular tunnels as opposed to the higher ones which ran in rectangular section tunnels. (Often the tube.)
TUBE, noun. (Australia) (slang) A tin can containing beer (or other beverage?).
TUBE, noun. (surfing) A wave which pitches forward when breaking, creating a hollow space inside.
TUBE, noun. (North America) (colloquial) A television. Also, derisively, boob tube. British: telly.
TUBE, verb. To make or use tubes
TUBE, proper noun. (informal) The London Underground
TUBE FEEDING SYNDROME, noun. A potentially fatal condition caused by a feeding regimen given through a tube that provides too little water and too much protein in the diet.
TUBE FEEDING SYNDROMES, noun. Plural of tube feeding syndrome
TUBE FOOT, noun. A locomotor appendage of an echinoderm consisting of a tube with longitudinal muscles, pressurized by water.
TUBE SOCK, noun. A one-size-fits-all sock, having a plain tubular shape rather than one designed to match the contours of the foot.
TUBE SOCKS, noun. Plural of tube sock
TUBE STEAK, noun. (chiefly North America) (idiomatic) (humorous) A frankfurter/hot dog.
TUBE STEAK, noun. (slang) (North America) penis
TUBE STEAKS, noun. Plural of tube steak
TUBE TOP, noun. A one-piece strapless tube-shaped top worn by women, leaving shoulders and belly-button exposed.
TUBE TOPS, noun. Plural of tube top
TUBE TYING, noun. The procedure of tying ones fallopian tubes for the purpose of contraception
TUBE WELL, noun. A well in which a a stainless steel tube is bored directly down into an aquifer
TUBE WORM, noun. Alternative form of tubeworm
TUBE WORMS, noun. Plural of tube worm

Dictionary definition

TUBE, noun. Conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases.
TUBE, noun. Electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope.
TUBE, noun. A hollow cylindrical shape.
TUBE, noun. (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure.
TUBE, noun. An electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'".
TUBE, verb. Provide with a tube or insert a tube into.
TUBE, verb. Convey in a tube; "inside Paris, they used to tube mail".
TUBE, verb. Ride or float on an inflated tube; "We tubed down the river on a hot summer day".
TUBE, verb. Place or enclose in a tube.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke