drawtube

noun

draw·​tube ˈdrȯ-ˌtüb How to pronounce drawtube (audio)
-ˌtyüb
: a telescoping tube (as for the eyepiece of a microscope)

Word History

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drawtube was in 1728

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Cite this Entry

“Drawtube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawtube. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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