Meaning of TUBE in English

1. A long, narrow, hollow cylinder for holding or passing liquids or gases. See bourdon tube , distribution tube , head tube , neon tube , seat tube , steerer tube , top tube , and torque tube drive .

2. A rubber doughnut-shaped object which is placed within the carcass of a tire and inflated. See inner tube .

English dictionary of automotive terms.      Английский словарь автомобильных терминов.