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

Additionally, the nearby Woodbury Ski Area offers excellent tubing and cross-country skiing. Ariel Okin, Vogue, "8 Romantic Winter Weekend Getaways From New York City," 29 Dec. 2018 She had been engaged to a man 25 years her senior, the owner of a tubing company. Dan Frosch, WSJ, "The Year Hurricane Harvey Swamped a Neighborhood—and Split a Friendship," 16 Aug. 2018 Once the cups are on, the milk flows through tubing into a tank. Jason Nark, Philly.com, "Down on the farm with the robots and drones," 5 July 2018 Pigeon Forge Snow in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is a new year-round, indoor snow-tubing park, with 12 lanes, an oversized family tubing lane and a lift to deliver riders to the top of the hill. Beth J. Harpaz, chicagotribune.com, "What's new at theme parks: Wonder Woman coaster, Pixar Pier," 23 May 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. Tassanee Vejpongsa And Kaweewit Kaewjinda, chicagotribune.com, "Thai soccer coach apologizes in letter to parents as boys write they are 'doing fine'," 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. 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

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First Known Use of tubing

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tubing was in 1845

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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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