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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases.

Usage examples (31)
  • Catheter: thin tubing attached to the port through which fluid travels to the blood
  • Survey respondents say supply of both plastic and aluminum tubing is short and pricing is reflecting that tightness.
  • Copper tubing is particularly susceptible to the effects of electrolysis; it will develop microscopic porosity, and begin leaking.
  • If the tubing is in contact with any ferrous material, it may last for many years, and it may fail in as little as one or two years. for more
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