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Definition of "tubing" []

  • Tubes considered as a group. (noun)
  • A system of tubes. (noun)
  • A piece or length of tube. (noun)
  • Tubular fabric, such as that used for making pillowcases. (noun)
  • The sport or recreation of floating down a stream or river in an inner tube. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tubing" in a sentence
  • "They are made of some kind of plastic tubing and after the tubing is attached to the existing concrete floor, a special layer of concrete is put on top of the tubing."
  • "She inserts two needles: One draws blood out of her body, through thin tubing and into the dialyzing machine, and the other returns the cleaned blood back into her body."
  • "Catheter: thin tubing attached to the port through which fluid travels to the blood"