Stub vs Chunk - What's the difference?

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In computing|lang=en terms the difference between stub and chunk

is that stub is (computing) a procedure that translates requests from external systems into a format suitable for processing and then submits those requests for processing ([http://booksgooglecom/books?vid=isbn0387238395&id=_pyyegj0fx8c&pg=pa152&lpg=pa152&dq=stub+procedure&sig=1xdbgyhc6wyejtlnwrzzgf0jrxo], [http://booksgooglecom/books?vid=isbn3540419454&id=mh4mfwhdrb4c&pg=pa716&lpg=pa716&dq=stub+procedure&sig=r3igw__iplskg9hclla6i4lqx-m], [http://booksgooglecom/books?vid=isbn0849312728&id=gc886kgsdcsc&pg=pa7&lpg=pa7&dq=stub+procedure&sig=x-txczr_ktmgepfzbsxphy7vncw]) while chunk is (computing) a discrete segment of a file, stream, etc (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.

As nouns the difference between stub and chunk

is that stub is something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump while chunk is a part of something that has been separated.

As verbs the difference between stub and chunk

is that stub is to remove most of a tree, bush, or other rooted plant by cutting it close to the ground while chunk is to break into large pieces or chunks.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

stub

English

(wikipedia stub)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump.
  • * Dryden
  • 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. ( [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN185233570X&id=t4ZkqmbLHMMC&pg=PA53&lpg=PA53&dq=stub+procedure+-remote&sig=SZtMm8JhyE9HUVlKbp-U_TG2-hY], [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0763707929&id=X_VlpfGoQRgC&pg=PA352&lpg=PA352&dq=stub+procedure+-remote&sig=oppYeiiRBcoPAkpkxZcbpcyaXIA).
  • * 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. ( [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN3540419454&id=mH4MFwHDRB4C&pg=PA716&lpg=PA716&dq=stub+procedure&sig=r3IGw__iPlskg9HCllA6I4lqX-M], [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0849312728&id=Gc886KgsdcsC&pg=PA7&lpg=PA7&dq=stub+procedure&sig=x-txczr_KTmgepfZBsxPHy7Vncw)
  • * 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; a block; a blockhead.
  • (Milton)
  • A pen with a short, blunt nib.
  • A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.
  • Hyponyms

    * stubble * stump

    Antonyms

    * (computer) skeleton (4)

    Derived terms

    * pencil stub * pay stub

    Verb

    (stubb)
  • To remove most of a tree, bush, or other rooted plant by cutting it close to the ground.
  • To remove a plant by pulling it out by the roots.
  • To jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe.
  • I stubbed my toe trying to find the light switch in the dark.

    Derived terms

    * unstubbed

    References

    Anagrams

    * * * * ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Alternative forms

    *

    Noun

  • pillar
  • column (upright supporting beam)
  • Declension

    {{sh-decl-noun , stub, stubovi , stuba, stubova , stubu, stubovima , stub, stubove , stube, stubovi , stubu, stubovima , stubom, stubovima }}

    chunk

    English

    (wikipedia chunk)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A part of something that has been separated.
  • The statue broke into chunks .
  • *
  • A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular.
  • A chunk of granite .
  • (computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
  • * 1994 , Paul J Perry, Multimedia developer's guide
  • The first DWORD of a chunk data in the RIFF chunk is a four character code value identifying the form type of the file.

    See also

    * piece * bit * lump * chuck * hunk

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To break into large pieces or chunks.
  • (slang, chiefly, Southern US) To throw.