Tubular

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Tubular may refer to:

  • having the form of a hollow cylinder, or tube
  • having the form of a cylinder
  • Tubular, a television-related entertainment blog on the Houston Chronicle website
  • Tubular, a level in the video game Super Mario World
  • Tubular, surf culture slang for cool or awesome, derived from catching a wave and getting in the tube
  • Tubular people, a former ethnic group in Russia

The adjective is often applied to items which are somewhat tubular in shape:

  • Tubular bells, musical instruments (also known as chimes) in the percussion family
  • Tubular bridge, a bridge built as a rigid box girder section, with the traffic carried within the section
  • Tubular chassis or superleggera, a type of automobile construction technique used only in expensive sports cars
  • Tubular Gallery, a large diameter, round, tubular steel structure used to enclose a troughed conveyor belt
  • Tubular pin tumbler lock, or tubular lock, a type of lock using a tubular key
  • Tubular NDT, nondestructive testing applied to metallic tubing
  • Tubular neighborhood, a mathematical concept
  • Tubular-pneumatic action, a playing action for pipe organs, in which key and stop activity is transmitted from the console to the windchest via pneumatic impulses traveling through tubes
  • Tubular tyre, a bicycle tyre (tire) which is glued onto the rim

The adjective is often applied to parts of the body which resemble or are composed of tube-like members: