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Tubes and tubing

tube

noun

a long narrow object similar to a pipe that liquid or gas can move through

tubing

noun

a piece of tube, or a system of tubes

roller

noun

a tube that you put under a heavy object to help you to move it

funnel

noun

a tube that is wide at the top and narrow at the bottom, used for pouring liquid or powder into a container

chute

noun

a tube or a smooth narrow open surface that people or things slide down

bypass

noun

a tube that allows gas or liquid to flow around something rather than through it

run

noun

a shaped object for sliding or rolling something down

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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