Definition of tubing in English:

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tubing

Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͞obiNG/

noun

1A length or lengths of metal, plastic, glass, etc., in tubular form: use the plastic tubing to siphon the beer into the bottles
More example sentences
  • I slipped short lengths of plastic tubing on top to give the fingers thickness.
  • Using a long piece of plastic tubing, carefully siphon off the clear liquid into a clean container.
  • The device, which consisted of a foot-operated pump, clear plastic tubing attached to large plastic cups, was supposed to enlarge by creating a vacuum.
2North American The leisure activity of riding on water or snow on a large inflated inner tube.
Example sentences
  • For the adrenaline junkies, jet skis, water skiing and tubing are just a few examples of the water sports available at the beach.
  • When not fishing, Gary enjoys inner tubing on the lake with his two sons in Wisconsin
  • Investigators said it appeared the pair were tubing on the lake when the man struggled to return to the boat and went under the water.

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Syllabification: tub·ing

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