stub (plural stubs)
- Something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump.
- And prickly stubs instead of trees are found.
A piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record or identification purposes.
- check stub, ticket stub, payment stub
- (computing) A placeholder procedure that has the signature of the planned procedure but does not yet implement the intended behavior.
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- 1996, Chip Weems, Nell Dale, Pascal:
- Even though the stub is a dummy, it allows us to determine whether the procedure is called at the right time by the program or calling procedure.
- (computing) A procedure that translates requests from external systems into a format suitable for processing and then submits those requests for processing.
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- 2002, Judith M Myerson, The Complete Book of Middleware:
- After this, the server stub calls the actual procedure on the server.
- (wikis) A page providing only minimal information and intended for later development.
- The remaining part of the docked tail of a dog
- An unequal first or last interest calculation period, as a part of a financial swap contract
- (obsolete) A log or block of wood.
- (obsolete) A blockhead.
- A pen with a short, blunt nib.
- An old and worn horseshoe nail.
- Stub iron.
- The smallest remainder of a smoked cigarette; a butt.
- (computer) skeleton (4)
- French: souche, moignon
- German: Stummel; Stumpf
- Italian: mozzicone
- Portuguese: toco
- Russian: обло́мок
- Spanish: tocón, cepa, cachito
- French: souche, talon
- German: Abreißzettel
- Italian: matrice
- Portuguese: canhoto, talão
- Russian: корешо́к
- Spanish: resguardo
- German: Stub, Stutzen
stub (stubs, present participle stubbing; past and past participle stubbed)
- (transitive) To remove most of a tree, bush, or other rooted plant by cutting it close to the ground.
- (transitive) To remove a plant by pulling it out by the roots.
- (transitive) To jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe.
- I stubbed my toe trying to find the light switch in the dark.
- German: roden
- German: ausroden
- Italian: sradicare
- German: stoßen