Translation of "tube" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /tjuːb/ us /tub/

B1 a long, thin container for a soft substance that you press to get the substance out

a tube of toothpaste

a pipe made of glass, plastic, metal, etc., especially for liquids or gases to flow through

the Tube

B1 the system of trains under the ground in London

el Metro

(Translation of “tube” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /tjuːb/

a long, low cylinder-shaped object through which liquid can pass; a pipe

tubo, tubería
The water flowed through a rubber tube
a glass tube.

an organ of this kind in animals or plants.


( British ) an underground railway/railroad ( especially in London); subway( American)

I go to work on the tube / by tube
( also adjective) a tube train/station.

a container for a semi-liquid substance which is got out by squeezing

I must buy a tube of toothpaste.
tubing noun

(material for) a length or system of tubes

tubería, cañería
two metres of tubing.
tubular /-bjulə/ adjective

made of, or consisting of tubes

tubular steel.

shaped like a tube

The container is tubular in shape.

(Translation of “tube” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)