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
Pastas are, of course, a highlight here: Whole-wheat bigoli—tubular strands from northern Italy’s Veneto region—
Tubular tree roots hold curtain rods and latches were crafted from bent wood.
Plants that produce long, tubular flowers typically are pollinated by hummingbirds, butterflies and moths that access nectar with their long tongues.
An oversize tubular cuff that mirrored the sleeve of a kimono was a leitmotif in Sacai’s 49-piece display that showcased both men’s and women’s designs.
A random arrangement of tubular Apparatus light fixtures in various metal finishes and sizes punctuates a long hallway like stalagmites.
Shopping Cart icon Buy Photo In the olden days — maybe a year or two ago — sushi rolls such as maki were tubular.
A long tubular variety called Misto No. 2 slithering into the pan, then a thick layer of kefalotyri cheese, with an aroma that gives the kitchen of Holy Trinity/Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church a promising tangy sharpness.
In early summer, it is covered with a profusion of tubular flowers in shades of pale lilac and lavender.
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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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