n.1.The stump of a tree; that part of a tree or plant which remains fixed in the earth when the stem is cut down; - applied especially to the stump of a small tree, or shrub.
2.A log; a block; a blockhead.
3.The short blunt part of anything after larger part has been broken off or used up; hence, anything short and thick; as, the stub of a pencil, candle, or cigar.
4.A part of a leaf in a check book, after a check is torn out, on which the number, amount, and destination of the check are usually recorded.
5.A pen with a short, blunt nib.
6.A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.
Stub end
(Mach.) the enlarged end of a connecting rod, to which the strap is fastened.
Stub iron
iron made from stub nails, or old horseshoe nails, - used in making gun barrels.
Stub mortise
(Carp.) a mortise passing only partly through the timber in which it is formed.
Stub nail
an old horseshoe nail; a nail broken off; also, a short, thick nail.
Stub short
(Lumber Manuf.) the part of the end of a sawn log or plank which is beyond the place where the saw kerf ends, and which retains the plank in connection with the log, until it is split off.
Stub twist
material for a gun barrel, made of a spirally welded ribbon of steel and stub iron combined.
v. t.1.To grub up by the roots; to extirpate; as, to stub up edible roots.
[imp. & p. p. Stubbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stubbing.]
2.To remove stubs from; as, to stub land.
3.To strike as the toes, against a stub, stone, or other fixed object.
Noun1.stub - a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
2.stub - a small piece; "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"
Synonyms: nub
3.stub - a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
Synonyms: ticket stub
4.stub - the part of a check that is retained as a record
5.stub - the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
Synonyms: butt
Verb1.stub - strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken"
Synonyms: abrade, skin, scrape
1.(programming)stub - A dummy procedure used when linking a program with a run-time library. The stub routine need not contain any code and is only present to prevent "undefined label" errors at link time.
2.(programming, networking)stub - A local procedure in a remote procedure call. The client calls the stub to perform some task and need not necessarily be aware that RPC is involved. The stub transmits parameters over the network to the server and returns the results to the caller.
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