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noun 
  1. Something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump.
  2. A piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record or identification purposes.
check stub, ticket stub, payment stub
  1. (computing) A placeholder procedure that has the signature of the planned procedure but does not yet implement the intended behavior. (http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN8120324455&id=K6BloOqIssQC&pg=RA29-PA8-IA9&lpg=RA29-PA8-IA9&dq=stub+procedure+-remote&sig=_Bm9HlXBRIsDwwCy0tqUOcXomL4, http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN185233570X&id=t4ZkqmbLHMMC&pg=PA53&lpg=PA53&dq=stub+procedure+-remote&sig=SZtMm8JhyE9HUVlKbp-U_TG2-hY, http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0763707929&id=X_VlpfGoQRgC&pg=PA352&lpg=PA352&dq=stub+procedure+-remote&sig=oppYeiiRBcoPAkpkxZcbpcyaXIA).
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stomp
  • French: souche
    (trans-bottom)
  • German: Stumpf, der
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: resguardo
    (trans-mid)
verb (stub, b, ing)
  1. To remove most of a tree, bush, or other rooted plant by cutting it close to the ground.
  2. To remove a plant by pulling it out by the roots.
  3. To jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe.
I stubbed my toe trying to find the light switch in the dark.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stoten
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From stubbe, "tree stump" < stybb


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