snub adj : unusually short; "a snub nose"
2 a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional" [syn: cut, cold shoulder]
2 reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal" [syn: rebuff, repel] [also: snubbing, snubbed]
- Rhymes: -ʌb
- conspicuously short
- a snub-nosed revolver
- Italian: camuso
A sudden checking of a cable or rope
turn down, dismiss
To stub out (a cigarette etc)
To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner
Snub has several meanings:
- snub (geometry), including the Snub cube (or snub cuboctahedron); an Archimedean solid.
- Unusually short, as in a snub nose, which Socrates famously had.
- To treat someone rudely or brusquely, to refuse to acknowledge someone you know.
- Snubber — a fluidic, mechanical or electrical device used to suppress transients
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