test tube Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “test tube” - English Dictionary

"test tube" in American English

See all translations

test tubenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtest ˌtub/
science a ​smallglass tube with one ​closed end that is used in some ​scientificexperiments
(Definition of test tube from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of test tube from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “test tube”
in Arabic أُنْبوب اِخْتِبار…
in Korean 시험관…
in Portuguese tubo de ensaio, proveta…
in Catalan proveta, tub d’assaig…
in Japanese 試験管…
in Chinese (Simplified) 试管…
in Turkish deney tüpü…
in Russian пробирка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試管…
in Italian provetta…
in Polish probówka…
What is the pronunciation of test tube?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “test tube”

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More