Tube


Tube

Tube may refer to:

Electronics
*vacuum tube, a component of electronics
*cathode ray tube, a common component of electronics such as televisions and other displays
*Tube, An expansion bus on the BBC Micro computer
*Nokia 5800 "Tube", A mobile phone

Food
*Yoplait Tubes, the Canadian name for Go-Gurt portable yog(o)urt

Geometry
* A hollow cylinder.

Mechanics
*pneumatic tube, a method of transportation utilising compressed air
*inner tube, a component of vehicular tires

Media
* Slang for television
*The Tube (TV series), a music related TV series by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom
*TUBE, a Japanese pop group
*Tube (game), a freeware game from Bullfrog Productions, released in 1995
*Tube (film), a South Korean movie (튜브 (영화)).
*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
*PornoTube, a website with adult material
*Peter 'Tubes' 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

Music
*The Tubes, a San Francisco based New Wave band, popular in the 1970s and 1980s

Nature
*lava tube, found in volcanoes
*the inside of a hollow wave in surfing
*the flower tube

Packaging
* Tube (packaging), a packaging solution for pasty and viscous goods such as toothpaste

Photography
*extension tube, a tool for macro photography

Plumbing
*tubing (material), used in plumbing, irrigation, and other applications

Software
*Tubes (software), a software program that combines file sharing and web publishing technologies

Structural Engineering
* Tube (structure), the predominate structural system for constructing tall buildings in the United States between World War II and the 1990s.

Theatre
*Blue Man Group's theatrical show, "TUBES", now called "Rewired."

Transportation
* The London Underground, London's subterranean train system, commonly known as the tube.
* Transbay Tube, an underwater rail tube across the San Francisco Bay

ee also

* test tube, a piece of laboratory equipment used in science
* Pipe
* Microtube
* Nanotube
*The Internet


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  • tube — tube …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • tube — [ tyb ] n. m. • 1611; « voûte » mot région. (Nord) 1453; lat. tubus 1 ♦ Appareil de forme cylindrique, ou conduit à section circulaire, généralement rigide (verre, quartz, plastique, métal), ouvert à une extrémité ou aux deux. Calibre d un tube.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tube — Tube, n. [L. tubus; akin to tuba a trumpet: cf F. tube.] 1. A hollow cylinder, of any material, used for the conveyance of fluids, and for various other purposes; a pipe. [1913 Webster] 2. A telescope. Glazed optic tube. Milton. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tube — [ tub ] noun count ** ▸ 1 object like a pipe ▸ 2 long narrow container ▸ 3 long thin part inside body ▸ 4 television ▸ 5 cathode ray tube ▸ 6 underground train ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a long narrow object similar to a pipe that liquid or gas can move… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tube — [to͞ob, tyo͞ob] n. [Fr < L tubus, a pipe] 1. a) a hollow cylinder or pipe of metal, glass, rubber, etc., usually long in proportion to its diameter, used for conveying fluids, etc. b) an instrument, part, organ, etc. resembling a tube… …   English World dictionary

  • tube — (n.) 1610s, from M.Fr. tube (mid 15c.), from L. tubus tube, pipe, of unknown origin. The London subway was christened the Twopenny Tube before it even opened (H.D. Browne, in the Londoner of June 30, 1900); tube for cylindrical railway tunnel is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Tube — (englisch für Rohr, Röhre) bezeichnet: einen biegsamen Behälter mit Schraub oder Klickverschluss zum Herausdrücken einer Paste, siehe Tube (Behälter) die Verbindung zwischen Ohr und Rachen, siehe Eustachi Röhre den Eileiter (lat. Tuba uterina,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tube — Sf std. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. tube, das über frz. tube m. auf l. tubus m. Röhre zurückgeht.    Ebenso nndl. tube, ne. tube, nfrz. tube, nschw. tub, nnorw. tube; Tuba. ✎ Röhrich 3 (1992), 1648; DF 5 (1981), 522. englisch frz …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • tube — ► NOUN 1) a long, hollow cylinder for conveying or holding liquids or gases. 2) a flexible metal or plastic container sealed at one end and having a cap at the other. 3) a hollow cylindrical organ or structure in an animal or plant. 4) Brit.… …   English terms dictionary

  • tube — TUBE. s. m. Terme dogmatique. Tuyau, sarbacanne, conduit, canal de plomb, de fer &c. par où l air & les choses liquides passent & ont une issuë libre. Tube de carton. tube de laiton, de cuivre, de fer &c. le tube d une lunette de longue veuë. il… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française


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