Tube

Tube, or Tubes, may refer to:

Construction

  • Tube (structure), used in structural applications
  • Hollow structural section, used in structural applications
  • Tube (fluid conveyance), used in plumbing, irrigation, and other applications

Electronics

  • Vacuum tube, a component of electronics
  • Cathode ray tube (also called picture tube), a common component of electronics such as televisions and other displays
  • Tube (BBC Micro), an expansion bus on the BBC Micro computer

Food

  • Yoplait Tubes, the name for Go-Gurt portable yog(o)urt in every country except America and the United Kingdom

Geometry

  • A hollow cylinder (geometry)

Mechanics

  • Pneumatic tube, a method of transportation utilising compressed air
  • Inner tube, a component of vehicular tires

Media

  • The Tube (TV series), a music related TV series by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom
  • Tube (band), a Japanese pop group
  • Tube (2003 film), a 2003 Korean film
  • Tube (2012 film), an animated short film
  • Tube (game), a freeware game from Bullfrog Productions
  • Tube & Berger, the alias of dance/electronica producers Arndt Rörig and Marco Vidovic from Germany
  • YouTube, a website that allows users to upload, view, and share video clips
  • Peter Dale, aka Tubes from the Soccer AM television show
  • Series of tubes, an Internet meme and analogy for the Internet used by United States Senator Ted Stevens in reference to net neutrality
  • Picture tube, a term used by the software package Paint Shop Pro for a small digital image with no background used on web pages
  • a colloquial term for television
  • The Tube Music Network, a music video network that operated between 2006 and 2007

Music

  • The Tubes, a San Francisco based band, popular in the 1970s and 1980s

Nature

  • Eustachian tube, part of the structure of the ear
  • Lava tube, found in volcanic regions
  • The inside of a hollow wave in surfing

Packaging

  • Tube (container), a packaging solution for pasty and viscous goods such as toothpaste

Photography

  • Extension tube, a tool for macro photography

Theatre

  • Blue Man Group's theatrical show, "TUBES", now called "Rewired"

Science

  • Test tube, a piece of laboratory equipment

Transportation

  • Rapid transit
  • London Underground, London's subterranean train system, commonly known as The Tube
  • Transbay Tube, an underwater rail tube across San Francisco Bay
  • Tube or inner tube, see Tubing (recreation)

Other articles related to "tube":

Centrifugation
... Chemists and biologists may increase the effective gravitational force on a test tube so as to more rapidly and completely cause the precipitate ("pellet") to gather on the bottom of the tube ... The supernatant liquid is then either quickly decanted from the tube without disturbing the precipitate, or withdrawn with a Pasteur pipette ...
Catheter
... In Medicine, a catheter /ˈkæθɪtər/ is a tube that can be inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel ... In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube ("soft" catheter), though in some uses, it is a larger, solid ("hard") catheter ... The ancient Greeks inserted a hollow metal tube through the urethra into the bladder to empty it and the tube came to be known as a "katheter" ...
Random-access Memory - History
... Latches built out of vacuum tube triodes, and later, out of discrete transistors, were used for smaller and faster memories such as random-access register banks and registers ... The first practical form of random-access memory was the Williams tube starting in 1947 ... charged spots on the face of a cathode ray tube ...
Lambeth North Tube Station
... Lambeth North tube station is a London Underground station in the neighbourhood of Lambeth, at the junction of Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road ... It is located at 110 Westminster Bridge Road, and is the nearest tube station to the Imperial War Museum ...
Alembic
... alchemical still consisting of two vessels connected by a tube ... Technically, the alembic is the lid with a tube attachment (the capital or still-head), which is placed on top of a flask, the cucurbit, containing the material to be ... in the first flask is heated or boiled the vapour rises and flows into the tube, where it cools and condenses, running into the second flask ...

Famous quotes containing the word tube:

    Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)

    One of the great natural phenomena is the way in which a tube of toothpaste suddenly empties itself when it hears that you are planning a trip, so that when you come to pack it is just a twisted shell of its former self, with not even a cubic millimeter left to be squeezed out.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    The last best hope of earth, two trillion dollars in debt, is spinning out of control, and all we can do is stare at a flickering cathode-ray tube as Ollie “answers” questions on TV while the press, resolutely irrelevant as ever, asks politicians if they have committed adultery. From V-J Day 1945 to this has been, my fellow countrymen, a perfect nightmare.
    Gore Vidal (b. 1925)