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  • v. Present participle of stub.


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  • It could have been because she stubbed her toe, or it could have been because she thought she stubbed her toe, and the idea of stubbing her toe was stressful enough an event to cause her to cry.

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  • I ran home in the rain, cursing your name and stubbing my feet.

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • A good way to save space is to implement email archiving that employs what is known as stubbing — stubbing gets rid of attachments on emails and replaces them with a stub file that enables the entire email to be recalled from the archive.

    Enterprise IT Planet News

  • "with my sharp sword stubbing him where the midriff holds the liver," for how could they then get out?

    Homer's Odyssey A Commentary

  • Prior to Exchange 2010, most organizations that wanted to implement unlimited mailbox sizes were forced to use some sort of "stubbing" technology -- a clumsy feature that forces end users to connect to external systems to read their email.


  • ... and don't forget to mention that it takes twice as long to recover from a serious injury such as stubbing one's toe or banging one's shin on the bed frame.

    Make Mine a Double

  • But city officials say they're hopeful the new ban will be self-enforcing, with most people stubbing out their butts when alerted by passersby or city officials.

    Hot Air Over City's New Smoking Ban

  • He joked around with reporters, compared players getting hurt to kids stubbing their toes and then seized an opportunity to mock NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

    Steelers Linebacker Mocks Roger Goodell

  • Thanks to Mr. Zalasiewicz's deft storytelling — and his policy of always keeping the pebble in sight — the book succeeds in steering readers through material that might have left them feeling like William Paley out on the heath stubbing his toe.

    Rock of Ages

  • Let's consider the human and business similarities of stubbing your toe.

    Chris Curtin: Digitizing the Business Nervous System - It Still Takes People Power


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