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 Meanings and Examples of TUBE
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 n.  a hollow round pipe of metal; container for pastes, paints
 n.  underground railway
Classic Sentence:
1  How now," he soliloquized at last, withdrawing the tube, "this smoking no longer soothes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 30. The Pipe.
2  For an instant in the flashing eyes of the mate, and his fiery cheeks, you would have almost thought that he had really received the blaze of the levelled tube.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 109. Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin.
3  After a short and impressive pause, Chingachgook lighted a pipe whose bowl was curiously carved in one of the soft stones of the country, and whose stem was a tube of wood, and commenced smoking.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
4  My presence in his sanctum was evidently esteemed a piece of impudence too shameful for remark: he silently applied the tube to his lips, folded his arms, and puffed away.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
5  The major is comfortably established on the ottoman, with a newspaper in his hand and the tube of the hookah within his reach.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT III
6  His art was all tubes and valves and spirals and strange colours, ultra-modern, yet with a certain power, even a certain purity of form and tone: only Mellors thought it cruel and repellent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
7  He can make as many empty tubes and corrugations out of me as he likes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
8  In fact, though they were not Egdon men, they could hardly avoid it while they sucked their long clay tubes and regarded the heath through the window.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
9  Both laid themselves down on the divan; chibouques with jasmine tubes and amber mouthpieces were within reach, and all prepared so that there was no need to smoke the same pipe twice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
10  I tell you, every generation breeds a more rabbity generation, with india rubber tubing for guts and tin legs and tin faces.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
Example Sentence:
1  A test tube is closed at one end and open at the other.
2  They inserted a tube in his mouth to help him breathe.
3  The vacuum inside the tube caused it to implode when the external air pressure was increased.
4  Whether we like a particular piece of news or not, all we have to do is sit in front of the tube and 'let it happen'.
5  Gases produced in the reaction pass through this tube and can then be collected.
6  With the words he handed Professor Wang a tube.
7  Because the edges of the tube curve away from the film, the x-rays get scattered about, causing distortion.
8  The tornado itself is the thin tube reaching from the cloud to the ground.
9  The mayor says he'll pour money on the tube, back into the underground network.
10  The destroyer's armament consist of several small cannon, two torpedo tube and a number of anti-craft gun.
11  It passed from a capillary tube.
12  Enthusiasts behind Elon Musk's "hyperloop" proposal -- an intercity tube that speeds passengers riding in capsules at 600 miles per hour -- have taken the next step, producing a report outlying some of the big issues around the project.
13  The artist has several tubes of red paint.
14  In remodeling the bathroom, we have replaced all the old, rigid lead pipes with new, pliable copper tubing.
15  She puts a piece of plastic tubing in her mouth and starts siphoning gas from a huge metal drum.