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English definition of “stub”

stub

noun [C] (SHORT END)   /stʌb/
the short end which is left after the main part of something has been used or removed , as of a pencil : I put the ticket stubs in my pocket after we went into the theater . stubby    /ˈstʌb·i/ adjective A toddler’s legs are short and stubby.
(Definition of stub noun (SHORT END) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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