inner tube


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inner tube an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside the casing of a pneumatic tire
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In literature:

The office of these tubes is to supply air to the cavity on the inner side of the drum-membrane, known as the middle ear.
"Beethoven" by George Alexander Fischer
The oxygen from a similar cylinder is then conducted through the inner tube, and mixes with the hydrogen at the end of the tube.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Up came a sliding inner tube.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
It consists at first of a membraneous tube, formed by the folding of the inner layer along the axis of the embryo-body.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
The inner, or tube portion, is cut out.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Then Gerald removed the punctured tire, pulled out the inner tube, and proceeded to put the new one in its place.
"Dorothy's Triumph" by Evelyn Raymond
The shoe of the rear left wheel had been badly cut by the sharp stones and the inner tube had been blown out through the cut.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
We need twice as much hydrogen as oxygen, so the inner tube has twice the volume delivery as the outer.
"Hanging by a Thread" by Gordon Randall Garrett
They worked feverishly, and in a minute or two got out the inner tube and prepared to patch the damaged spot.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
The whole inner surface of the stomach and intestines is lined with tiny tubes, the glands.
"Health Lessons" by Alvin Davison
Out in space, the inner ends of the tubes were closed with a combustion cap wherein the fuel was ignited.
"Accidental Flight" by Floyd L. Wallace
Care must be taken when joining on the side piece that the inner tube is not heated enough to fuse it.
"A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing" by Bernard D. Bolas
Like an oversized inner tube.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Inner tubes are therefore cured to give a long life without developing the maximal physical properties.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
While one jacked up the car, another worked to get off the damaged shoe and inner tube.
"The Rover Boys on a Tour" by Arthur M. Winfield
A portion of the inner tube had been nipped, with the result that a gash four inches in length was demanding attention.
"The Dispatch-Riders" by Percy F. Westerman
Sepals and petals not united into a prolonged tube, spreading, regular, the inner roundish.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
This experiment with the willow explains why it is that trees die when girdled so as to cut the sieve tubes of the inner bark.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
Chambre a air Air tube; inner tube.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
If cut open there may be seen on their inner aspect the numerous openings of the collecting tubes of the kidneys.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

The video you're about to see involves this guy and a kiddy-sized inner tube.
A short drive up the Poudre Canyon with the inner tube of a tire makes for a few hours of free fun in the sun.
That led to thoughts of inner tubes and twine .
My friends and I have loaded up our inner tubes and floating coolers dozens of times.
We would have an inner tube, maybe a volley ball and that's pretty much it.
Whether you rent or bring your own, you'll be glad to have a miniflotilla of rafts and inner tubes.
Glover was removed from life support after he was hit by a jet ski while floating on an inner tube on Lake Lanier in Atlanta.
Take the poll on if you think he'll get stuck, if he'll actually make it through or if he's miss the inner tube completely and end up doing something else.
The Teflon hose features reinforced stainless steel braid with white extruded Teflon inner tube, meeting SAE 100 R14 specifications.
Technically, these aren't tubeless, as they each use a small, bicycle-sized inner tube.
The Gucci inflatable ring (a k a inner tube to all but the leisure class) is floating into view at pools across the Hamptons.
Have your guy sit in an inner tube with his legs dangling over the edge.
If you associate inner tubes with drifting leisurely down a river on a hot August afternoon, then Wintergreen's got some news for you.
Flung himself into an inner tube in the town of Vang Vieng and went sailing down the Nam Som River.
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In science:

In this picture a cool disk co-rotates with the star and resembles a wobbling inner tube.
The magnetic Bp star 36 Lyncis, II. A spectroscopic analysis of its co-rotating disk
FIG 4 shows how the finite difference grids match at the inner world tube.
Black hole excision with matching
Since the grids don’t align in time as they do at the inner world tube, we use a different procedure for the scalar field boundary values.
Black hole excision with matching
The liquid solution is held in a thin-walled glass NMR sample tube (5mm outer diameter, 4.2 mm inner diameter), filled to about 5 cm from the bottom of t he tube (Fig. 5.2).
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
If X ⊥ V (S 1 × S 1) with respect to the colored inner product of Tube∆, we set ϕi (X ) = 0.
(2+1)-dimensional topological quantum field theory from subfactors and Dehn surgery formula for 3-manifold invariants
The stainless steel drift tubes with an inner diameter of 29 mm and a wall thickness 0.5 mm were originally designed for the muon system of the DØ experiment .
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
The continuous nergy than the localized (mainly in up flow along the full length of the filament carries much more e the inner penumbra) up flows at the flux-tubes’ inner footpoin ts.
Models and Observations of Sunspot Penumbrae
It was like a tube of about 50 cm diameter outside and with an inner diameter of about 30 cm.
New Revelation of Lightning Ball Observation and Proposal for a Nuclear Reactor Fusion Experiment
The outer wall is a 40 cm long, 7 cm diameter closed-end tube with 0.38 mm thick walls, and the inner tube has a thickness of approximately 0.13 mm.
A High Power Hydrogen Target for Parity Violation Experiments
The fluid circulates from the manifold through the center tube and returns through the annulus formed by the inner and outer cell walls.
A High Power Hydrogen Target for Parity Violation Experiments
The inner cylinder is tapered to 3 cm diameter at the beam entrance point in order to keep the flow rate high, and perforations in the walls of the inner tube introduce transverse flow in order to quickly remove fluid from the path of the beam.
A High Power Hydrogen Target for Parity Violation Experiments
The coils are wrapped around the outside of the inner tube of the cell (3.8 cm diameter).
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
In our design the outer radius of the inner tube is a = 1.92 cm and the inner radius of the outer tube is b = 2.14 cm.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
The MgF2 window is set against the bottom of the inner tube. A uv mirror retroreflects the laser beam which passes along the axis of the trap.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
The outer tube has an inside diameter of 4.27 cm, and the inner tube has an outside diameter of 3.83 cm.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen