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Tube may refer to:


  • vacuum tube, a component of electronics
  • cathode ray tube, a common component of electronics such as televisions and other displays
  • Tube, An expansion bus on the BBC Micro computer


  • Yoplait Tubes, the Canadian name for Go-Gurt portable yog(o)urt



  • pneumatic tube, a method of transportation utilising compressed air
  • inner tube, a component of vehicular tires


  • The Tube (TV series), a music related TV series by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom
  • TUBE, a Japanese pop group
  • Tube (game), a freeware game from Bullfrog Productions, released in 1995
  • Tube (movie), a South Korean movie
  • Tube & Berger, the alias of Dance/Electronica producers Arndt Rörig and Marco Vidovic from Germany
  • YouTube, a website that allows users to upload, view, and share video clips
  • Peter 'Tubes' Dale, aka Tubes from the Soccer AM television show
  • Series of tubes, an Internet meme and analogy for the Internet used by United States Senator Ted Stevens in reference to net neutrality


  • The Tubes, a San Francisco based New Wave band, popular in the 1970s and 1980s



  • Tube (packaging), a packaging solution for pasty and viscous goods such as toothpaste


  • extension tube, a tool for macro photography



  • Tubes (software), a software program that combines file sharing and web publishing technologies

Structural Engineering

  • Tube (structure), the predominate structural system for constructing tall buildings in the United States between World War II and the 1990s.



  • The London Underground, London's subterranean train system, commonly known as the tube.
  • Transbay Tube, an underwater rail tube across the San Francisco Bay

Other pages

  • test tube, a piece of laboratory equipment used in science
  • Pipe
  • Microtube
  • Nanotube
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