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Definizione monolingua tube


tube


Verb

tube (third-person singular simple present tubes, present participle tubing, simple past and past participle tubed)


  1. To make or use tubes
    She tubes lipstick.
    They tubed down the Colorado River.
Noun

tube (plural tubes)


  1. Anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape.
  2. An approximately cylindrical container, usually with a crimped end and a screw top, used to contain and dispense semi-liquid substances.
    A tube of toothpaste.
  3. (UK, colloquial) The London Underground railway system, originally referred to the lower level lines that ran in tubular tunnels as opposed to the higher ones which ran in rectangular section tunnels. (Often the tube.)
    No mate, I am taking the tube!
  4. (Australian, slang) A tin can containing beer (or other beverage?)
    • 1995, Sue Butler, Lonely Planet Australian Phrasebook: Language Survival Kit
      Tinnie: a tin of beer — also called a tube.
    • 2002, Andrew Swaffer, Katrina OBrien, Darroch Donald, Footprint Australia Handbook: The Travel Guide [text repeated in Footprint West Coast Australia Handbook (2003)]
      Beer is also available from bottleshops (or bottle-os) in cases (or slabs) of 24-36 cans (‘tinnies or ‘tubes) or bottles (‘stubbies) of 375 ml each.
    • 2004, Paul Matthew St. Pierre, Portrait of the Artist as Australian: LOeuvre Bizarre de Barry Humphries
      That Humphries should imply that, in the Fosters ads, Hogans ocker appropriated McKenzies discourse (specifically the idiom ""crack an ice-cold tube"") reinforces my contention.
  5. (surfing) A wave which pitches forward when breaking, creating a hollow space inside.
  6. (North America, colloquial) A television. Also, derisively, boob tube. British: telly
    Are you just going to sit around all day and watch the tube?


Definizione italiano>inglese tube

tubo
  cylindrical container
  a pipe
  Conduit consisting of a long hollow object.
metropolitana
  the London underground
condotto
tubetto
  cylindrical container
metrò
Londra
  the London underground
lattina
  a tin can
barattolo
camera d'aria
canale
cannello
il metro di Londra
tuba
tube
valvola

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


tubo |metropolitana |condotto |tubetto |metrò |Londra |lattina |barattolo |camera d'aria |canale |cannello |il metro di Londra |tuba |tube |valvola |


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