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


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·bed a.
 1. Reduced to a stub; short and thick, like something truncated; blunt; obtuse.
 2. Abounding in stubs; stubby.
    A bit of stubbed ground, once a wood.   --R. Browning.
 3. Not nice or delicate; hardy; rugged. Stubbed, vulgar constitutions.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is
      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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See stub