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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Visceral  \Vis"cer*al\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  visc['e]ral,  LL  visceralis.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  viscera;  splanchnic. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  Having  deep  sensibility.  [R.]  --Bp.  Reynolds. 
 
  {Visceral  arches}  (Anat.),  the  bars  or  ridges  between  the 
  visceral  clefts. 
 
  {Visceral  cavity}  or  {tube}  (Anat.),  the  ventral  cavity  of  a 
  vertebrate,  which  contains  the  alimentary  canal,  as 
  distinguished  from  the  dorsal,  or  cerebro-spinal,  canal. 
 
 
  {Visceral  clefts}  (Anat.),  transverse  clefts  on  the  sides 
  just  back  of  the  mouth  in  the  vertebrate  embryo,  which 
  open  into  the  pharyngeal  portion  of  the  alimentary  canal, 
  and  correspond  to  the  branchial  clefts  in  adult  fishes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tube  \Tube\,  n.  (Elec.  Railways) 
  A  tunnel  for  a  tube  railway;  also  (Colloq.),  a  tube  railway. 
  [Chiefly  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tube  \Tube\,  n.  [L.  tubus;  akin  to  tuba  a  trumpet:  cf  F.  tube.] 
  1.  A  hollow  cylinder,  of  any  material,  used  for  the 
  conveyance  of  fluids,  and  for  various  other  purposes;  a 
  pipe. 
 
  2.  A  telescope.  ``Glazed  optic  tube.''  --Milton. 
 
  3.  A  vessel  in  animal  bodies  or  plants,  which  conveys  a  fluid 
  or  other  substance. 
 
  4.  (Bot.)  The  narrow,  hollow  part  of  a  gamopetalous  corolla. 
 
  5.  (Gun.)  A  priming  tube,  or  friction  primer.  See  under 
  {Priming},  and  {Friction}. 
 
  6.  (Steam  Boilers)  A  small  pipe  forming  part  of  the  boiler, 
  containing  water  and  surrounded  by  flame  or  hot  gases,  or 
  else  surrounded  by  water  and  forming  a  flue  for  the  gases 
  to  pass  through 
 
  7.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  more  or  less  cylindrical,  and  often  spiral,  case 
  secreted  or  constructed  by  many  annelids,  crustaceans, 
  insects,  and  other  animals,  for  protection  or 
  concealment.  See  Illust.  of  {Tubeworm}. 
  b  One  of  the  siphons  of  a  bivalve  mollusk. 
 
  {Capillary  tube},  a  tube  of  very  fine  bore.  See  {Capillary}. 
 
 
  {Fire  tube}  (Steam  Boilers),  a  tube  which  forms  a  flue. 
 
  {Tube  coral}.  (Zo["o]l.)  Same  as  {Tubipore}. 
 
  {Tube  foot}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  the  ambulacral  suckers  of  an 
  echinoderm. 
 
  {Tube  plate},  or  {Tube  sheet}  (Steam  Boilers),  a  flue  plate. 
  See  under  {Flue}. 
 
  {Tube  pouch}  (Mil.),  a  pouch  containing  priming  tubes. 
 
  {Tube  spinner}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  various  species  of 
  spiders  that  construct  tubelike  webs.  They  belong  to 
  {Tegenaria},  {Agelena},  and  allied  genera. 
 
  {Water  tube}  (Steam  Boilers),  a  tube  containing  water  and 
  surrounded  by  flame  or  hot  gases. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tube  \Tube\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tubed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tubing}.] 
  To  furnish  with  a  tube;  as  to  tube  a  well 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tube 
  n  1:  a  long  hollow  object  (usually  cylindrical)  used  to  hold  and 
  conduct  liquids  or  gases  [syn:  {tubing}] 
  2:  a  system  of  electrodes  arranged  in  an  evacuated  glass  or 
  metal  envelope  [syn:  {vacuum  tube},  {thermionic  vacuum 
  tube},  {thermionic  tube},  {electron  tube},  {thermionic 
  valve}] 
  3:  a  hollow  cylindrical  shape  [syn:  {pipe}] 
  4:  (anatomy)  any  hollow  cylindrical  body  structure  [syn:  {tube-shaped 
  structure}] 
  5:  an  electric  underground  railway  [syn:  {metro},  {subway},  {underground}] 
  v  :  convey  in  a  tube 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  tube  1.  n.  A  CRT  terminal.  Never  used  in  the  mainstream  sense 
  of  TV  real  hackers  don't  watch  TV  except  for  Loony  Toons,  Rocky  & 
  Bullwinkle  Trek  Classic,  the  Simpsons,  and  the  occasional  cheesy  old 
  swashbuckler  movie.  2.  [IBM]  To  send  a  copy  of  something  to  someone 
  else's  terminal.  "Tube  me  that  note?" 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  tube 
 
  1.    A  {CRT}  terminal.  Never  used  in  the  mainstream 
  sense  of  TV  real  hackers  don't  watch  TV  except  for  Loony 
  Toons,  Rocky  &  Bullwinkle  Trek  Classic,  the  Simpsons,  and  the 
  occasional  cheesy  old  swashbuckler  movie. 
 
  2.    {electron  tube}. 
 
  3.    (IBM)  To  send  a  copy  of  something  to  someone 
  else's  terminal.  "Tube  me  that  note." 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1996-02-05) 
 
 




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