Tubular Tu"bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]

{Tubular boiler}. See under {Boiler}.

{Tubular breathing} (Med.), a variety of respiratory sound, heard on auscultation over the lungs in certain cases of disease, resembling that produced by the air passing through the trachea.

{Tubular bridge}, a bridge in the form of a hollow trunk or tube, made of iron plates riveted together, as the Victoria bridge over the St. Lawrence, at Montreal, Canada, and the Britannia bridge over the Menai Straits.

{Tubular girder}, a plate girder having two or more vertical webs with a space between them. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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