Definition of Blow tube
1. Noun. A tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat.
2. Noun. A tube through which darts can be shot by blowing.
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Literary usage of Blow tube
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1. Anthropology: An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization by Edward Burnett Tylor (1904)
"... Sword, 150 — Carpenter's Tools, 151 — Missiles, Javelin, 152 — Sling, Spear-thrower, 152 — Bow and Arrow, 153 — Blow-tube, Gun, 154 — Mechanical Power, ..."
2. The Art of Attack: Being a Study in the Development of Weapons and by Henry Swainson Cowper (1906)
"In the blow tube we have, however, a very simple adoption of the power of elasticity. Into a long straight tube is inserted a small light dart, ..."
3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1876)
"For scenting a room, a short piece of caoutchouc tubing is substituted at a for the long blow-tube e, and the apparatus is blown with the mouth. ..."
4. The Origins of Invention: A Study of Industry Among Primitive Peoples by Otis Tufton Mason (1895)
"... THE ORIGINS OF INVENTION. or blow-tube, an instrument which they use very dexterously and which they have inherited from their earliest ancestors.1 Fish ..."