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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tubular  \Tu"bu*lar\,  a.  [L.  tubulus,  dim.  of  tubus  a  tube,  or 
  pipe.  See  {Tube}.] 
  Having  the  form  of  a  tube,  or  pipe;  consisting  of  a  pipe; 
  fistular;  as  a  tubular  snout;  a  tubular  calyx.  Also 
  containing,  or  provided  with  tubes. 
  {Tubular  boiler}.  See  under  {Boiler}. 
  {Tubular  breathing}  (Med.),  a  variety  of  respiratory  sound, 
  heard  on  auscultation  over  the  lungs  in  certain  cases  of 
  disease,  resembling  that  produced  by  the  air  passing 
  through  the  trachea. 
  {Tubular  bridge},  a  bridge  in  the  form  of  a  hollow  trunk  or 
  tube,  made  of  iron  plates  riveted  together,  as  the 
  Victoria  bridge  over  the  St  Lawrence,  at  Montreal, 
  Canada,  and  the  Britannia  bridge  over  the  Menai  Straits. 
  {Tubular  girder},  a  plate  girder  having  two  or  more  vertical 
  webs  with  a  space  between  them 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  having  hollow  tubes  (as  for  the  passage  of  fluids)  [syn:  {cannular}] 

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