tubing

noun
tub·​ing | \ˈtü-biŋ, ˈtyü-\

Definition of tubing 

1 : material in the form of a tube also : a length or piece of tube

2 : a series or system of tubes

3 : the sport or activity of riding an inner tube (as down a river or snowy slope)

Examples of tubing in a Sentence

The fluids travel through flexible plastic tubing. We go tubing on the river every summer.

Recent Examples on the Web

Kobe Steel also acknowledged massive fake inspections, which had spanned years and affected products sent to hundreds of companies, including aluminum castings and copper tubing for autos, aircraft, appliances and trains. Yuri Kageyama, The Seattle Times, "Nissan says exhaust tests were altered in latest scandal," 9 July 2018 Musk also brainstormed on Twitter about possible technology for a safe evacuation, suggesting that an air tunnel constructed with soft tubing like a Bouncy Castle could provide flexible passage out. Washington Post, "Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they’re OK," 7 July 2018 Musk also brainstormed on Twitter about possible technology for a safe evacuation, suggesting that an air tunnel constructed with soft tubing like a Bouncy Castle could provide flexible passage out. Fox News, "Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they're OK," 7 July 2018 Musk also brainstormed on Twitter about possible technology for a safe evacuation, suggesting that an air tunnel constructed with soft tubing like a Bouncy Castle could provide flexible passage out. NBC News, "Thai soccer coach apologizes and boys send love to family in letter from cave," 7 July 2018 Musk also brainstormed on Twitter about possible technology for a safe evacuation, suggesting that an air tunnel constructed with soft tubing like a Bouncy Castle could provide flexible passage out. Author: Tassanee Vejpongsa, Kaweewit Kaewjimda, Anchorage Daily News, "Thai diver dies in effort to rescue boys soccer team from cave," 6 July 2018 The indictment charged that in addition to the aluminum tubing, Valadbaigi illegally exported to Iran titanium sheets from a company in northern Illinois. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, "Iranian indicted in Chicago on charges he exported aluminum tubing used in missile industry," 21 June 2018 In response, the company made two exemption requests for the custom sizes of steel tubing sourced in China. Adelaide Chen, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Central Florida companies scramble ahead of Chinese tariffs," 5 July 2018 There’s something for everyone here: camping, swimming, fishing, paddle boats, paddle boards, putt-putt golf, hiking, canoeing, geocaching and tubing, just to name a few. Dale Blasingame, San Antonio Express-News, "The 8 best family-friendly Texas state parks," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of tubing

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tubing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tubing

: material in the form of a tube : a series or system of tubes

: the activity of riding on an inner tube over snow, down a river, etc.

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