1. <computer hardware> A CRT terminal. Never used in the mainstream sense of TV; real hackers don't watch TV, except for Loony Toons, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Trek Classic, the Simpsons, and the occasional cheesy old swashbuckler movie.

2. <electronics> electron tube.

3. <jargon> (IBM) To send a copy of something to someone else's terminal. "Tube me that note."

(01 Feb 1996)

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An elongated hollow cylindrical organ or instrument.

Origin: L. Tubus

(11 Mar 2008)

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