Definition of Blow tube

1. Noun. A tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat.

Exact synonyms: Blowpipe, Blowtube
Generic synonyms: Tube, Tubing

2. Noun. A tube through which darts can be shot by blowing.
Exact synonyms: Blowgun, Blowpipe, Blowtube
Generic synonyms: Tube, Tubing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blow Tube

blow one's top
blow out
blow out of proportion
blow out of the water
blow over
blow smoke
blow someone's brains out
blow someone's mind
blow someone out of the water
blow the whistle
blow this for a game of soldiers
blow this pop stand
blow this popsicle stand
blow torch
blow tube (current term)
blow up
blow up in one's face
blow valve
blow valves

Literary usage of Blow tube

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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