Some articles on tube:
... Michael Schiavo filed a petition to remove Terri Schiavo's feeding tube, which her parents opposed ... Pearse recommended denying his petition to remove her feeding tube ...
... Saddle Top tube • Seatpost Stem • Handlebar • Brake levers Gear shifters • Head tube Fork • Down tube • Seat tube Chain stay Seat stay Race bike components are collectively referred to as the groupset ... Previously, the shifters were mounted on the stem, handlebar ends or the down tube of the frame ...
... The Gyrojet rocket is fired through a simple straight, smooth-walled tube of no great strength ... targeting technique by the accuracy with which one can point the launching tube and the accuracy with which the orientation of the projectile is constrained by the tube ...
... sweaters — heavy knitted upper garments jackets, coats and similar outerwear tube top (in American English) or boob tube (in British English) — a shoulderless, sleeveless "tube" that ...
... On April 24, 2001 Terri's feeding tube was removed for the first time ... The judge, Frank Quesada, issued an injunction against the removal of feeding tube until this was settled ... The feeding tube was reinserted on April 26, 2001 ...
More definitions of "tube":
- (noun): (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure.
Synonyms: tube-shaped structure
- (verb): Convey in a tube.
Example: "Inside Paris, they used to tube mail"
- (noun): A hollow cylindrical shape.
- (noun): Electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope.
Synonyms: vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valve
- (noun): Conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases.
- (verb): Provide with a tube or insert a tube into.
- (verb): Ride or float on an inflated tube.
Example: "We tubed down the river on a hot summer day"
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)
“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)
“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 (18891945)