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Meaning of stub

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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}, {stub}]
      3: a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
         [syn: {stub}, {ticket stub}]
      4: the part of a check that is retained as a record [syn:
         {stub}, {check stub}, {counterfoil}]
      5: the small unused part of something (especially the end of a
         cigarette that is left after smoking) [syn: {butt}, {stub}]
      v 1: pull up (weeds) by their roots
      2: extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigarette now"
      3: clear of weeds by uprooting them; "stub a field"
      4: strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object; "She
         stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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