TUBES


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TUBESThe University of Bristol Engineering Society (UK)
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In a similar manner to that described in the Geological Transactions, the tubes are generally compressed, and have deep longitudinal furrows, so as closely to resemble a shrivelled vegetable stalk, or the bark of the elm or cork tree.
All night through their destructive tubes advanced.
The tiny airships, dispatched from the warships, contained but two men each, and over all cities, towns, and villages they wheeled and curved, one man directing the ship, the other man throwing over the glass tubes.
On the upper part of this tank is a platinum tube provided with a stopcock.
With a tube in his hand he rushed over to his wife and held it to her face.
This receives confirmation from the circumstance, that it is observed of animals destitute of lungs that they have also but one cavity in the heart, and that in children who cannot use them while in the womb, there is a hole through which the blood flows from the hollow vein into the left cavity of the heart, and a tube through which it passes from the arterial vein into the grand artery without passing through the lung.
Maston knew no bounds, and he narrowly escaped a frightful fall while staring down the tube.
He sent up his words, tripping over each other, crowding the narrow tube.
He was playing at 'puff the dart,' which is played with a long needle inserted in some worsted, and blown at a target through a tin tube.
The girl accompanied us, and when she saw the thing I had in mind, she stepped forward and lent a hand to the swinging of the great cylinder of death and destruction into the mouth of its tube.
Ever since the rainy evening when he had sheltered her under his umbrella to her Tube station, he had known perfectly well how things were with her.
For an instant in the flashing eyes of the mate, and his fiery cheeks, you would have almost thought that he had really received the blaze of the levelled tube.