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English definition of “tube”

tube

noun (CONTAINER)    /tjuːb/ US  /tuːb/
B1 [C] a long, thin container made of soft metal or plastic that is closed at one end and has a small hole at the other, usually with a cover, used for storing thick liquids: a tube of toothpasteContainers for liquids and gases [C] Australian English informal for a can or bottle of beer: a tube of lagerBeer and cider
(Definition of tube noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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