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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stub /ˈstʌb/
 斷株,煙蒂,樹樁,殘余,存根(vt.)挖除斷株,連根拔除,踩熄

From: Network Terminology

 stub
 存根 短截 殘餘

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stubbed p. pr. & vb. n. Stubbing.]
 1. To grub up by the roots; to extirpate; as, to stub up edible roots.
    What stubbing, plowing, digging, and harrowing is to a piece of land.   --Berkley.
 2. To remove stubs from; as, to stub land.
 3. To strike as the toes, against a stub, stone, or other fixed object. [U. S.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stub 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.
    Stubs sharp and hideous to behold.   --Chaucer.
    And prickly stubs instead of trees are found.   --Dryden.
 2. A log; a block; a blockhead. [Obs.]
 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, or Stub shot 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 stub
      n 1: a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is
           lost
      2: a small piece; "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil" [syn: nub]
      3: a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
         [syn: ticket stub]
      4: the part of a check that is retained as a record [syn: check
         stub, counterfoil]
      5: the small unused part of something (especially the end of a
         cigarette that is left after smoking) [syn: butt]
      v : strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the
          dark and now it's broken" [syn: scrape, skin, abrade]
      [also: stubbing, stubbed]