tubulation

tubulate

[adj. too-byuh-lit, -leyt, tyoo-; v. too-byuh-leyt, tyoo-]
adjective
1.
Also, tubulated. shaped like or having a tube.
verb (used with object), tubulated, tubulating.
2.
to form into or furnish with a tube.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin tubulātus; see tubule, -ate1

tubulation, noun
tubulator, noun
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tubulate
 
vb
1.  to form or shape into a tube
2.  to fit or furnish with a tube
 
adj
3.  a less common word for tubular
 
[C18: from Latin tubulātus, from tubulus a little pipe, from tubus pipe]
 
tubu'lation
 
n
 
'tubulator
 
n

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