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 Pollen Tube

  • strube
  • galoob
  • troubh
  • stuebe
  • kube
  • hube
  • grube
  • cube
  • zube
  • shoob
  • rueb
  • rube
  • luebbe
  • lube
  • koob
  • dube
  • boob

Example sentences of the word pollen-tube


1. Noun Phrase
These cells are motile and are released from the pollen tube to complete the journey on their own.

2. Noun Phrase
During pollen tube growth, the amount of gibberellin has been shown to increase.

3. Noun Phrase
The pollen tube approaches an opening in the ovule wall called the micropyle.

4. Noun Phrase
The pollen then produces a pollen tube, which grows into the female megasporangium, also called an ovule.

2. pollen

noun. ['ˈpɑːlən'] the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant.

Synonyms

  • spore
  • ragweed pollen

Etymology

  • pollen (Latin)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. tube

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

Synonyms

  • cylinder

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • kern

Etymology

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

6. 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)

7. tube

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

Antonyms

  • demand

Etymology

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

8. 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)

9. tube

verb. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] convey in a tube.

Synonyms

  • convey
  • bring

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

Etymology

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

10. tube

verb. ['ˈtuːb, tˈjuːb'] place or enclose in a tube.

Synonyms

  • enclose
  • envelop
  • enwrap
  • wrap

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

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