Stub vs Coupon - What's the difference?

stub | coupon |

As nouns the difference between stub and coupon

is that stub is something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump while coupon is .

As a verb stub

is to remove most of a tree, bush, or other rooted plant by cutting it close to the ground.



(wikipedia stub)


(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. ( [], [
  • * 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. ( [], [
  • * 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


    * (computer) skeleton (4)

    Derived terms

    * pencil stub * pay stub


  • 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



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

    Alternative forms



  • pillar
  • column (upright supporting beam)
  • Declension

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



    (wikipedia coupon)


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
  • (finance) Any interest payment made or due on a bond, debenture or similar (no longer by a physical coupon).
  • A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accommodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, a discount, etc.
  • (Scotland) The face.
  • Synonyms

    * (section of a ticket giving the holder some entitlement ): voucher

    Derived terms

    * couponer * couponing * zero coupon bond


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