the tube

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the tube

1 US, informal : the television
  • What's on the tube tonight?
2 British : the system of trains that run underground in London

Word by Word Definitions

tube play
  1. : any of various usually cylindrical structures or devices: such as

  2. : a hollow elongated cylinder

  3. : a soft tubular container whose contents (such as toothpaste) can be removed by squeezing


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