tubular

[too-byuh-ler, tyoo-]
adjective
1.
having the form or shape of a tube; tubiform.
2.
of or pertaining to a tube or tubes.
3.
characterized by or consisting of tubes.

Origin:
1665–75; < Neo-Latin tubulāris; see tubule, -ar1

tubularity, noun
tubularly, adverb
intertubular, adjective
multitubular, adjective
nontubular, adjective
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tubular (ˈtjuːbjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  Also: tubiform having the form of a tube or tubes
2.  of or relating to a tube or tubing
 
tubu'larity
 
n
 
'tubularly
 
adv

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Example sentences
Tubular flowers in shades of pink to apricot, yellow, and cream atop tall
  spikes in spring.
Its red, tubular blooms practically glow when backlit by the sun.
Coral fountain blooms profusely for a long time, and its tubular flowers are
  irresistible to hummingbirds.
Both have inconspicuous red flowers concealed in tubular or slipper-shaped red
  bracts.
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