tubage

noun

tub·​age
ˈt(y)übij
plural -s
1
: tubing
2
: the act or process of inserting in a usually smoothbore gun of large caliber a tube of wrought iron or steel that increases the strength but decreases the caliber of the gun

Word History

Etymology

tube entry 1 + -age

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“Tubage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tubage. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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