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tube,

in electronics: see electron tubeelectron tube,
device consisting of a sealed enclosure in which electrons flow between electrodes separated either by a vacuum (in a vacuum tube) or by an ionized gas at low pressure (in a gas tube).
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Tube

A long, hollow cylinder, or other hollow shape; typically a flexible or thin-walled metal cylinder, as opposed to a pipe.

tube

[′tüb]
(biology)
A narrow channel within the body of an animal or plant.
(electronics)
(engineering)
A long cylindrical body with a hollow center used especially to convey fluid.
(geology)
A passage in a cave having smooth sides and an elliptical to nearly circular cross section.
(ordnance)
The main part of a gun, the cylindrical piece of metal surrounding the bore; tube is frequently used in referring to artillery weapons, and barrel is more frequently used in referring to small arms.

tube

1. A thin-walled pipe.
2.See lamp.

tube

1. Anatomy
b. any hollow cylindrical structure
2. Botany
a. the lower part of a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx, below the lobes
b. any other hollow structure in a plant
3. Brit the tube
a. an underground railway system
b. the tunnels through which the railway runs
c. the train itself
d. ™ the London underground railway system
4. Electronics
a. another name for valve
5. Surfing the cylindrical passage formed when a wave breaks and the crest tips forward

tube

(hardware)
A CRT terminal. Never used in the mainstream sense of TV; real hackers don't watch TV, except for Loony Toons, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Trek Classic, the Simpsons, and the occasional cheesy old swashbuckler movie.

tube

(electronics)

tube

(jargon)
(IBM) To send a copy of something to someone else's terminal. "Tube me that note."
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Secondly, we passed a predetermined length of stomach tube so that it should not go beyond pyloric sphincter.
In 1800, Philip Physick, a surgeon from Philadelphia, started to advocate in his lectures the use of a stomach tube as a form of stomach pump (Paine, 1934).
30-9am: The first of a whole raft of medications and saline is syringed into Liam's stomach tube.
Ninety minutes before the barbiturate injection, one group received only 10 ml/kg of the vehicle liquid (group C) via a stomach tube and the other three groups were administered the same quantity of vehicle liquid containing 100 mg/kg (corresponding to 50 mg kavalactones) of kava extract (group K), 250 mg/kg of passiflora extract (group P), or both extracts at the above-mentioned doses (combination product) (group K + P) in the same way.
This meant they were able to meet their nutritional requirements by traditional methods, without the aid of a stomach tube.
Hospital head Ryuzaburo Tanino told a press conference the nurse put the medicine that she should have administered through the stomach tube into the intravenous drip instead at 8:45 a.
With the advent of the stomach tube (a flexible catheter and syringe), chemical analysis of digestive products of the test meal and the digestive juices removed could provide objective and scientific information.
Attach a syringe containing the desired amount of formula to the stomach tube and release the contents into the tube completely before removing the tube.
If the lamb won't accept a bottle, you may have to use a stomach tube and syringe.
The nine-year-old is fed 24-hoursa-day through a stomach tube and has a line to her heart which delivers vital nutrients.
A stomach tube needs to be changed frequently, too.
A smile of relief crossed his face as I connected the syringe to his stomach tube and he pressed the plunger to push the drugs through it.