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[too-byuh-ler, tyoo-]
  1. a short tubular opening, as in a glass jar or at the top of a retort.
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Origin of tubulure

From French, dating back to 1790–1800; see origin at tubule, -ure
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Historical Examples

  • The tubulure and the side tubes are plugged with cotton-wool.

    The Elements of Bacteriological Technique

    John William Henry Eyre

  • B is tubulure for filling the apparatus, and is stopped with a cap.

    Visual Signaling

    Signal Corps United States Army

  • This tubulure permits of emptying the boiler into the reservoir, L.

  • Twenty pounds of strong sulphuric acid are now to be introduced by the tubulure c, and then its lid must be put on.

  • Close the tubulure by means of an india-rubber stopper previously sterilised by boiling in a beaker of water.