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tubing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tubingtub‧ing /ˈtjuːbɪŋ $ ˈtuː-/ noun [uncountable]  1 DTtubes in general, especially when connected together into a system rubber tubing2 the activity of floating on a river on a large inner tube for fun
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tubingMost of the torpedoes were built from fibreglass and cardboard tubing and weighted to fall properly when dropped.Make an arch out of copper tubing, which is bendable, so it's easy to form the arched top from it.The vertical column is filled with glass beads or randomly orientated short pieces of glass tubing.Holman took a step back in horror and raised the metal tubing in defence.Alix was out front of the premises poking a flickering neon sign with a length of plastic tubing.Putting a length of rubber tubing on to the attachment, she turned a bottle upside-down to allow the liquid to flow.

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