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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device used to suppress ("snub") voltage transients in electrical systems, pressure transients in fluid systems, or excess force or rapid movement in mechanical systems.
  • n. One who snubs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a contrivance for snubbing a cable; a check-stopper.

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