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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

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(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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Bleeding may occur and can be seen in stomach tube thus giving pH of blood mixed with gastric contents rather than pure gastric contents.
The nurse, identified only as in her 20s, made the mistake by putting medicines to treat coughing and diarrhea into an intravenous drip connected to the baby's veins instead of pumping the drugs into the stomach tube, he said.
The use of the stomach tube for extracting poisons was introduced into American medicine in 1812 by Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Hospital head Ryuzaburo Tanino told a press conference lately Monday night that the nurse put cough and diarrhea medicine into the tube for intravenous drip instead of pumping it into the stomach tube.
Because of her injuries, Dafydd Griffiths and Janice Robinson spent six weeks at Ysbyty Gwynedd learning how to care for her as Shauna had no swallow reflex and had to be fed through a stomach tube.
If for some reason the foal is unable to nurse, he can be fed colostrum from a bottle, or by stomach tube if he is weak and unable to suck.
When Carolyn returned home after six months, a bandage on her face covering all but her left eye, she had a trachea tube to help her breath and a stomach tube to feed her liquids.
The pups must first be rehydrated - fed on a liquid diet through a stomach tube.
Failed to insert a stomach tube to replace fluids after 12 hours of vomiting,
The Turf Club has deliberately delayed purchasing specialist equipment designed to detect `milkshakes', large doses of sodium bicarbonate administered by stomach tube two or three hours before a race.
The baby girl died Monday at Tokai University Hospital in Isehara, Kanagawa Prefecture, after a nurse put her medicines into an intravenous drip instead of a stomach tube.
Earlier, when Sanchez had his stomach tube removed, his heart stopped.