safety tube


Definition of safety tube

: a tube to prevent explosion or to control delivery of gases by an automatic valvular connection with the outer air especially : a safety funnel tube — compare funnel tube

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First Known Use of safety tube

1803, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of safety tube was in 1803

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“Safety tube.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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