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drawtube

[draw-toob, -tyoob] /ˈdrɔˌtub, -ˌtyub/
noun
1.
a tube sliding within another tube, as the tube carrying the eyepiece in a microscope.
Origin of drawtube
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; draw + tube
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British Dictionary definitions for drawtube

drawtube

/ˈdrɔːˌtjuːb/
noun
1.
a tube, such as one of the component tubes of a telescope, fitting coaxially within another tube through which it can slide
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