Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tube

5 senses of tube

Sense 1
tube, tubing -- (conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases)
       => conduit -- (a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass; "the computers were connected through a system of conduits")

Sense 2
tube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valve -- (electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope)
       => electronic device -- (a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically)

Sense 3
pipe, tube -- (a hollow cylindrical shape)
       => cylinder -- (a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line)

Sense 4
tube, tube-shaped structure -- ((anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure)
       => structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")

Sense 5
metro, tube, underground, subway system, subway -- (an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'")
       => railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway system -- (line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tube

4 senses of tube

Sense 1
tube -- (provide with a tube or insert a tube into)
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 2
tube -- (convey in a tube; "inside Paris, they used to tube mail")
       => bring, convey, take -- (take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point")

Sense 3
tube -- (ride or float on an inflated tube; "We tubed down the river on a hot summer day")
       => ride -- (be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day")

Sense 4
tube -- (place or enclose in a tube)
       => envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose -- (enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house")

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