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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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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.
3 million units of inner tubes of four wheelers, 114,000 units of tire casings of two wheelers, 432,000 units of flap and 2,100 units of bladder per year.
A single unmodified bicycle inner tube hanging on nails, titled The fourth of three things, instead proposes we welcome the surfeit of content that is now our inevitable lot.
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.
For 20 years, that has not been recommended British Standards practice as the inside of the tubeless tyres is abrasive and putting in an inner tube can cause the whole tyre to fail.
Native Comorans use coelacanth scales as sandpaper to roughen bicycle inner tubes before applying a patch; otherwise, they consider the specimen useless.
They lash together three inner tubes and canvas with a few bits of rope and slip into the water.
For approximately eight years, Cooper has operated in Mexico a small manufacturing facility, Rio Grande Servaas in Piedras Negras, that produced inner tubes.
The outer and capped portions of the inner tubes are apparently attacked and destroyed during the heating in air, following which molten material is drawn inside by strong capillary forces.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including automobile, airplane, bicycle, motorcycle tires and inner tubes.
While state boating laws do not pertain to air mattresses, beach and water toys or single inner tubes, they do include inflatable rafts, the court ruled.