[too-bing, tyoo-]
  1. material in the form of a tube: glass tubing.
  2. tubes collectively.
  3. a piece of tube: two feet of copper tubing.
  4. Also called inner-tubing. the sport or recreation of floating down a river or stream on an inner tube.

Origin of tubing

First recorded in 1835–45; tube + -ing1
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Related Words for tubings

tube, sock, tights, tubing, hosiery, breeches

Examples from the Web for tubings

Historical Examples of tubings

  • "Easy job this, matey," whispered Dollops as he and Cleek advanced upon the stack of tubings and each started to lift one down.

British Dictionary definitions for tubings


  1. tubes collectively
  2. a length of tube
  3. a system of tubes
  4. fabric in the form of a tube, used for pillowcases and some cushions; piping
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