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Synonyms for tube

a hollow cylindrical shape


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an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

provide with a tube or insert a tube into

convey in a tube

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ride or float on an inflated tube

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place or enclose in a tube

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Manufacturing in this country is going down the tubes and we can't sit back and let it happen.
That's why so many of us have been hanging on, even though we believed the institution was going down the tubes very quickly.
I am 76 years old, and my life is also going down the tubes.
The Anglican church, the one I once admired and loved, which was instrumental in my coming to Christ so many years ago, is fast going down the tubes.
Life for Harry the kitten is really going down the tubes.
In October 2002 The People revealed that band insiders felt that the group was going down the tubes.
The private companies involved in these schemes, in Liverpool's case Jarvis, are motivated by profit and it's tax payers money which is going down the tubes.
Businesses going down the tubes were also down, with eight per cent fewer companies shutting their doors compared to the same three month period last year.
In Lanark yesterday, one local said: "Cooper's shop is going down the tubes because nobody will go into it after what he stood trial for.
But the Catholic Church has stood up against so much of society that is going down the tubes -- like women pastors and abortion.
When the Fox pilot was dropped, I was out of money and still paying off debts from the '86 campaign in a Connecticut economy that was going down the tubes fast.
Quality should also not be construed as "a bail-out strategy for organizations that are going down the tubes.
The industry is going down the tubes," he said, "but maybe it will get their attention - but it's not really very good news.
The #waste tax' - the percentage of your personal income taxes going down the tubes in Washington - is 34.