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stub (one's) toe

To forcefully and accidentally jam a single toe against a hard surface or object. I couldn't walk for nearly 10 minutes after stubbing my big toe. We're always stubbing our toes on this darn coffee table!
See also: stub, toe

stub out

To extinguish a lit object, especially a cigarette or cigar, by pressing the lit end against a hard surface. A noun or pronoun can be used between "stub" and "out." He stubbed out the cigarette and got up to leave. I'm so sorry, I didn't realize the smoke was bothering you. Let me stub this out.
See also: out, stub

stub (one's) toe on (something)

To forcefully and accidentally jam a single toe against a hard surface or object. I couldn't walk for nearly 10 minutes after stubbing my big toe on the bed post. We're always stubbing our toes on this darned coffee table!
See also: on, stub, toe

stub (one's) toe against (something)

To forcefully and accidentally jam a single toe against a hard surface or object. I couldn't walk for nearly 10 minutes after stubbing my big toe against the bed post. We're always stubbing our toes against this darned coffee table!
See also: stub, toe

stub one's toe against something

 and stub one's toe on something
to ram one's toe accidentally against some hard object. Don't stub your toe against that brick in the path. Claire stubbed her toe against one of the legs of the sofa. I stubbed my toe on the bottom step.
See also: stub, toe

stub something out

to put out something, such as a cigarette or cigar, by crushing the burning end against a hard object. Max stubbed his cigar out and tossed it into the street. He stubbed out his cigar.
See also: out, stub

stub out

v.
To extinguish some cigarette, cigar, or similar smoking material by stamping the burning end against a surface: There were no ashtrays around, so I stubbed out the cigarette on the heel of my shoe. If you had told me the smoke from my cigar was bothering you, I would have stubbed it out.
See also: out, stub
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As mentioned in [14], as the position of the stub changes, the first resonant frequency does not change, but the second resonant frequency is affected.
Most ticket stubs contain legal language somewhere on the stub.
Second, for satisfactory cover UWB passband, the length of stub 4 needs to be long, hence this stub occupies less space, reducing overall size of the MMR, with a meander line replaced by a uniform line.
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It just forces the stub base to be ejected more aggressively.
Instead, the corporate partners will include the income for the partnership's fiscal period and the Stub Period Accrual in their taxation years ending in 2012.
The seller, listed as Karrfehip on the site, said he had made it clear he was using the match ticket and would only be releasing the stub after the game.
According to Liquidnet, enforcing transparency of stub quotes could cause market impact for institutional clients from both exposing part of an order to a number of brokers and for investors that have multiple blocks of the same stock to trade.
The biggest challenge in eliminating paper checks and pay stubs came in complying with all the relevant state regulations, says Mike Cook, Walmart assistant treasurer and vice president.
With the number of retail bankruptcies increasing, the treatment of rent for the period from the date of the bankruptcy filing, through the end of that month, the so-called "stub" rent, can have a large economic impact on landlords and debtors.
With a standard 1" BSP fitting, the Honsberg CRE paddle flow switch can be fitted to any pipe from 1" to 6" diameter just by fitting a 1" BSP stub to the pipe whose flow is to be measured and fitting the flow switch to the stub.
A washington company is helping to stub out the problem of cigarette waste amongst North-East organisations.
"If they don't dispose of their cigarette stub responsibly, by putting it in a bin or portable ashtray, they are risking being issued with a fine of up to pounds 80 for littering instead."
With traditional architecture, data moves from the server to the migration server and into data storage, leaving a stub (placeholder) behind at the primary location, while the database or some form of index holds a record of the data's new location.