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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 ten minutes after stubbing my big toe. We're always stubbing our toes on this darn coffee table!
See also: stub, toe

stub (something) out

To extinguish a lit object, especially a cigar or cigarette, but crushing the lit end against a hard surface. 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 it out.
See also: out, stub

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

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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The company's AMC Stubs members earn USD5 to spend for 5,000 points earned; Premiere members can redeem that USD5 on tickets, snacks and more; Insiders can redeem their USD5 for food and drinks; and all AMC Stubs members receive access to exclusive offers, screenings and more.
Pay stubs for two auto industry executives showed annual salaries of $57,000 and $86,000 a year.
The EVA Model C-Tb Stub Kit features a monolithic 4140 CNC machined Stub, a simple turn thread and mount with no welds Contender barrel, EVA Forever Tight locking bolts, EVA Constant Pressure two piece extractor with constant spring action, and a photo-intensive manual on a mini-CD or downloadable from the web site.
Rockwell Automation's Europe, Middle East and Africa OEM team worked closely with the both MetalTech Gulf and Lefebvre Engineering in designing, developing and implementing a control system architecture that enables the new machine to perform in a way that it can solve the challenges normally associated with the use of traditional shot blast machines in the stub cleaning process.
In fact, "Rain Check" is printed on many old ticket stubs.
The filter with shunt open stubs is designed and fabricated, as shown in Fig.
In order to control the bandwidth effectively, the sizes of the two short-circuited stubs are no longer kept to be the same.
A classical DBR filter uses two parallel connected open-circuited stubs as shown in Fig.
The factor half in the model results from the fact that the stubs are connected symmetrically to the host line.
MONDAY On sale to season-card holders who are also either Blue and White Foundation members, Patrons or have eight away stubs from games this season.
A boxful of old ticket stubs provides the framework for this account of a father's evolution.
As part of its companywide sustainability effort, giant retailer Walmart is trying to move all of its employees to electronic pay, eliminating the paper that's involved in paying with checks and providing paper pay stubs.
THERE should be FA Cup tickets available tomorrow for those Bluebirds' fans with Hull City stubs.
The club is advising non-season card holders to retain their ticket stubs following the fifth round replay against Sheffield United.
This enables staff and visitors to premises to quickly and easily dispose of their cigarette stubs through one of the top openings and, because this won't easily accept other waste, the risk of fires and the unattractive look of an open ashtray can be avoided.