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tubular

tu·bu·lar

tubular

pronunciation:
tub y lr
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: shaped or formed like a tube.
definition 2: of, relating to, or equipped with a tube or tubes.
definition 3: composed of or composing a tube or tubes.
derivations: tubularly (adv.), tubularity (n.)
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The word tubular contains the following part:
-ar1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means of, pertaining to, or resembling
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The suffix -ar1attaches to bound Latinate bases to form adjectives. Most adjectives ending in -ar1 combine with the suffix -ity to form nouns ending in -arity. -ar1 is a variant of -al2, -ial that for phonological reasons occurs with bases ending in 'l'.