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inner tube

a doughnut-shaped, flexible rubber tube inflated inside a tire to bear the weight of a vehicle.
Also called tube.
Origin of inner tube
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We'd feel the clams with our feet and rake them up, flipping them into a net attached to the inner tube.
  • Make a manifold with three lines to inner tube valves.
  • Every time you patch an inner tube, for example, you help limit the production and disposal of these nonrenewable resources.
  • He was relying on a heavy-duty inner tube, a pair of waders and flippers to propel him to the spots he wanted to work.
  • All are open only during the winter snow season and include the use of an inner tube as part of the admission price.
  • Other recreation activities include swimming in or floating down the brook on an inner tube.
  • The river makes a fun spot for canoeing or taking a float down the river in an inner tube.
  • The park offers paddle boat, kayak and inner tube rentals.
  • Then try your skills at the pumpkin sling shot to see if you can land a pumpkin in the inner tube floating on the farm pond.
  • Many campers also bring along their own inner tube or canoe for river float trips.
British Dictionary definitions for inner tube

inner tube

an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside a pneumatic tyre casing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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