Stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually with implied unreasonableness; persistent.
* 1686 , , "That men are justly punished for being obstinate in the defence of a fort that is not in reason to be defended",
Said of inanimate things not easily subdued or removed.
* 1927 , ,
- From this consideration it is that we have derived the custom, in times of war, to punish
- Now it happened that Kasturbai had again begun getting haemorrhage, and the malady seemed to be obstinate .
* bloody-minded, persistent, stubborn, pertinacious
* (not easily subdued) persistent, unrelenting, inexorable
* See also
Something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump.
A piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record or identification purposes.
- And prickly stubs instead of trees are found.
(computing) A placeholder procedure that has the signature of the planned procedure but does not yet implement the intended behavior. (
- check stub'', ''ticket stub'', ''payment stub
* 1996 , Chip Weems, Nell Dale, Pascal :
(computing) A procedure that translates requests from external systems into a format suitable for processing and then submits those requests for processing. (
- 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.
* 2002 , Judith M Myerson, The Complete Book of Middleware :
(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.
- After this, the server stub calls the actual procedure on the server.
A pen with a short, blunt nib.
A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.
* (computer) skeleton (4)
* 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.
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