Synonyms

1. tube-nosed_fruit_bat

noun. any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes.

Synonyms

  • tube-nosed bat
  • harpy bat
  • megabat
  • Nyctimene
  • harpy
  • genus Nyctimene

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Words that Rhyme with Capillary Tube

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  • boob

Example sentences of the word capillary-tube


1. Noun Phrase
Windows that have breather or capillary tubes are usually manufactured at lower elevations.

2. Noun Phrase
Unlike breather tubes, capillary tubes are not crimped off after installation, but left open.

3. Noun Phrase
Windows made with capillary tubes are especially constructed for high altitude locations.

4. Noun Phrase
A pycnometer contains a stopper and a small capillary tube that sucks out any excess air in a mixture.

2. capillary

noun. ['ˈkæpəˌlɛri'] a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action.

Synonyms

  • capillary tube
  • thermometer
  • capillary tubing
  • tube

Antonyms

  • anode
  • walk
  • endomorphic
  • fat

Etymology

  • capillaris (Latin)
  • capillus (Latin)

3. capillary

adjective. ['ˈkæpəˌlɛri'] long and slender with a very small internal diameter.

Synonyms

  • thin

Antonyms

  • wet-bulb thermometer
  • dry-bulb thermometer

Etymology

  • capillaris (Latin)
  • capillus (Latin)

4. capillary

noun. ['ˈkæpəˌlɛri'] any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules.

Synonyms

  • capillary vessel
  • tomentum
  • tomentum cerebri
  • glomerulus

Antonyms

  • wide
  • thinness
  • gain
  • thicken

Etymology

  • capillaris (Latin)
  • capillus (Latin)

5. tube

noun. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases.

Synonyms

  • speaking tube
  • torpedo tube
  • wellpoint
  • pea shooter
  • pipage
  • blowtube
  • blow tube
  • drain
  • barrel
  • venturi
  • capillary
  • cigarette holder
  • stent
  • chromatography column
  • drinking straw
  • blowpipe
  • conduit
  • inner tube
  • capillary tubing
  • cannula
  • hose
  • siphon
  • gun barrel
  • catheter
  • straw
  • column
  • blowgun
  • piping
  • tubing
  • hosepipe
  • pipe
  • tobacco pipe
  • silencer
  • syphon
  • well point
  • capillary tube
  • test tube
  • stem
  • coil

Antonyms

  • rear
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • voltaic cell

Etymology

  • tube (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tubus (Latin)

6. tube

noun. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope.

Synonyms

  • thermionic tube
  • television pickup tube
  • vacuum tube
  • plate
  • electrode
  • anode
  • tetrode
  • circuit
  • electronic device
  • cathode
  • electric circuit
  • electrical circuit
  • electron tube
  • gas-discharge tube
  • thermionic vacuum tube
  • thermionic valve
  • diode
  • X-ray tube
  • control grid
  • acorn tube
  • magnetron
  • klystron
  • electron multiplier
  • pentode
  • rectifying valve
  • rectifying tube
  • television-camera tube
  • triode

Antonyms

  • anode
  • electrolytic cell
  • open circuit
  • closed circuit

Etymology

  • tube (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tubus (Latin)

7. tube

noun. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] a hollow cylindrical shape.

Synonyms

  • cylinder

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • kern

Etymology

  • tube (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tubus (Latin)

8. tube

noun. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure.

Synonyms

  • vessel
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • cochlea
  • tubule
  • body structure
  • tube-shaped structure
  • vas
  • bodily structure
  • salpinx

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overt
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • tube (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tubus (Latin)

9. tube

verb. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] ride or float on an inflated tube.

Antonyms

  • demand

Etymology

  • tube (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tubus (Latin)

10. tube

noun. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city).

Synonyms

  • underground
  • metro
  • subway
  • railroad
  • railway line
  • railway
  • subway system
  • railway system

Antonyms

  • fill
  • thick
  • gather
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • tube (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tubus (Latin)
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