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Meaning of TUBE

Pronunciation:  toob

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. 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. electron tube.

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

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