tubular

adjective tu·bu·lar \ ˈtü-byə-lər , ˈtyü- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of tubular

1 a : having the form of or consisting of a tube
  • a tubular calyx
b : made or provided with tubes
2 : of, relating to, or sounding as if produced through tubes

Examples of tubular in a Sentence

  1. a radiator of tubular construction

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First Known Use of tubular

1673

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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TUBULAR Defined for English Language Learners

tubular

Definition of tubular for English Language Learners

  • : having the form of a tube

  • : made of a tube or tubes


TUBULAR Defined for Kids

tubular

adjective tu·bu·lar \ ˈtü-byə-lər , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tubular for Students

1 : having the form of or made up of a tube
  • tubular flowers
2 : made with tubes

Medical Dictionary

tubular

adjective tu·bu·lar \ ˈt(y)ü-byə-lər \

medical Definition of tubular

1 : having the form of or consisting of a tube
2 : of, relating to, or sounding as if produced through a tube or tubule
  • tubular rales

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