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snub out

1. To extinguish a cigarette, cigar, or some other smoking material by stamping the burning end against a surface; stub something out: When the "No Smoking" sign lit up, we snubbed out our cigarettes. I took the cigarette and snubbed it out on the wall before the teacher saw me.
2. Slang To kill someone; murder someone: The gangsters snubbed the witness out. The mobsters snubbed out the competition.
See also: out, snub

snub up

To anchor something, such as a vessel, by wrapping a line around a post or cleat: The dock workers took a line and snubbed up the boat. I snubbed the boat up and went ashore. As we came in, one of the crew jumped onto the pier, grabbed a line, and snubbed up.
See also: snub, up
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The snubber diode DE turns on and the current commutates into the snubber capacitor [C.
A practical analogue to a snubber is a sponge in the drain of a sink.
The current rules for in-service snubber testing require that a sample number of snubbers be tested during each regular plant outage.
Two design variants give designers the choice to optimize applications from decoupling diodes, snubber circuits, freewheeling diodes to Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS).
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These devices are for output rectifiers and power factor correction in power supplies, and for the 1,200V devices as anti-parallel diodes for high frequency inverters and snubber diodes for high current IGBT inverters.
They feature an integrated snubber and high surge handling capability, up to 30X nominal current.
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