Definition of tubular
1a : having the form of or consisting of a tube a tubular calyxb : made or provided with tubes
2 : of, relating to, or sounding as if produced through tubes
Examples of tubular in a Sentence
a radiator of tubular construction
Recent Examples of tubular from the Web
Selwood sprung up on the gunnel at the bow of the boat to avoid the thrashing shark and steadied himself by clinging to the tubular metal frame of the sun shelter, known as a bimini.
Selwood spraing up on the gunwale at the bow of the boat to avoid the thrashing shark and steadied himself by clinging to the tubular metal frame of the sun shelter, known as a bimini.
These bees specialize in flowers with a narrow, elongated tubular shape.
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First Known Use of tubular
TUBULAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tubular for English Language Learners
: having the form of a tube
: made of a tube or tubes
TUBULAR Defined for Kids
Definition of tubular for Students
1 : having the form of or made up of a tube tubular flowers
2 : made with tubes
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