When the rock was reached two streams were found issuing from a fissure; one of them was tubed, and water rose to the surface.
Mrs. Vervain began to look at the sketch through her tubed hand; the painter made a grimace.
This fountain was the first tubed in this mineral valley, being opened by Gideon Putnam, in 1806.
The well was tubed, and by a common hand pump yielded ten barrels per day.
The well was then tubed, and a hand pump inserted, when it was found to yield at the rate of ten or fifteen barrels per day.
They are not tubed or hollow; but he has a sort of groove on the outside of the tooth, down which the deadly poison flows.
The spring was discovered several years ago, but only recently was it tubed so as to be available.
"Reckon it is, Welks," said Richard, drawing it through his tubed left hand.
1610s, from Middle French tube (mid-15c.), from Latin tubus "tube, pipe," of unknown origin. The London subway was christened the Twopenny Tube before it even opened (H.D. Browne, in the "Londoner" of June 30, 1900); tube for "cylindrical railway tunnel" is attested from 1847. The meaning "TV as a medium" is from 1959, short for cathode ray tube or picture tube. Tube top as a women's clothing style is attested from 1972. Tube steak is attested from 1963 as "frankfurter," slang meaning "penis" is recorded by mid-1980s. Tubing as a recreational pastime is recorded from 1975.
tube (tōōb, tyōōb)
A hollow cylinder, especially one that conveys a fluid or functions as a passage.
An anatomical structure or organ having the shape or function of a tube; a duct.