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inner tube

an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside a pneumatic tyre casing

inner tube

[′in·ər ‚tüb]
(engineering)
A rubber tube used inside a pneumatic tire casing to hold air under pressure. Also known as tube.
(mining engineering)
The inside tube which acts as the core container of a double-tube core barrel; used to obtain core samples for analysis of an ore formation. Also known as inner barrel.
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2 Once you've got the wheel off and the inner tube out, make sure you give the inside of the tyre a good feel all the way round.
With scissors in hand, cutting strips of inner tube, the theory of propulsion was born.
Their friends, floating alongside them in inner tubes, waited with their boat while they got a lift to shore from deputies and drove to Fred Meyer to buy life vests.
6 million units of inner tubes of four wheelers, 180,000 tire casings of two wheelers and 325,000 flaps per year.
In the black-on-white directness of their spare and elegant forms, the inner tubes seemed ready enough to acknowledge aesthetic and communicative potential.
Shoot the rapids of Boulder Creek in an inner tube at Eben G Fine park
Kebrick and his partner Angela Greene are able to get seven or eight purses from each truck inner tube.
tire shipment activity report for statistical year 2005" examines statistical categories including employment and wage data, rubber consumption, passenger tires, light truck tires, commercial truck tires, retreaded tires, inner tubes, U.
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They then slid the exposed inner tubes in and out of the outer tubes, telescoping them like a spyglass.
Senior enforcement officer Mike Barnes has called for the fitting of inner tubes into tubeless tyres to be outlawed after a blow-out on Malcolm Wiseman's Isuzu Trooper led to his death.
Native Comorans use coelacanth scales as sandpaper to roughen bicycle inner tubes before applying a patch; otherwise, they consider the specimen useless.