Definitions for snubsnʌb
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
snubsnʌb(v.; n.; adj.)snubbed, snub•bing
(v.t.)to treat with disdain or contempt, esp. by ignoring.
to check or reject with a sharp rebuke or cutting remark.
to check or stop suddenly (a rope or cable that is running out).
to check (a boat, an unbroken horse, etc.) by means of a rope or line made fast to a fixed object.
(n.)an act or instance of snubbing.
an affront, slight, or rebuff.
(adj.)(of the nose) short and turned up at the tip.
Origin of snub:
1300–50; ME snubben < ON snubba to scold, reprimand, c. MLG snūben
rebuff, snub, repulse(noun)
an instance of driving away or warding off
snub, cut, cold shoulder(adj)
a refusal to recognize someone you know
"the snub was clearly intentional"
"a snub nose"
ignore, disregard, snub, cut(verb)
refuse to acknowledge
"She cut him dead at the meeting"
rebuff, snub, repel(verb)
reject outright and bluntly
"She snubbed his proposal"
A deliberate affront or slight.
I hope the people we couldn't invite don't see it as a snub.
A sudden checking of a cable or rope.
To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.
To turn down; to dismiss.
He snubbed my offer to help.
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.
a snub-nosed revolver
Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces
to sob with convulsions
to clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop
to check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check
to treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly
a knot; a protuberance; a song
a check or rebuke; an intended slight
In geometry, an alternation or partial truncation, is an operation on a polyhedron or tiling that removes alternate vertices. Only even-sided polyhedra can be alternated, for example the zonohedra. Every 2n-sided face becomes n-sided. Square faces disappear into new edges. An alternation of a regular polyhedron or tiling is sometimes labeled by the regular form, prefixed by an h, standing for half. More generally any vertex-uniform polyhedron or tiling with a vertex configuration consisting of all even-numbered elements can be alternated. For example the alternation a vertex figure with 2a.2b.2c is a.3.b.3.c.3 where the three is the number of elements in this vertex figure. A special case is square faces whose order divide in half into degenerate digons. So for example, the cube 4.4.4 is alternated as 126.96.36.199.2.3 which is reduced to 3.3.3, being the tetrahedron, and all the 6 edges of the tetrahedra can also be seen degenerate faces of the original cube.
Translations for snub
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of the nose) short and slightly turned up at the end
a snub nose.
- خانِس الأنْفArabic
- чип носBulgarian
- arrebitadoPortuguese (BR)
- κοντός και ανασηκωμένος (για μύτη)Greek
- respingón, chatoSpanish
- بيني كوچك و سربالاFarsi
- בַּעַל אַף סוֹלֵדHebrew
- चिपटा, चिपटी नाक वालाHindi
- tubast, prćast (nos)Croatian
- pisze (orr)Hungarian
- með stutt uppbrett nefIcelandic
- (schiacciato e all'insù)Italian
- (par degunu) strups; uzrautsLatvian
- pendek dan terjongketMalay
- stump, oppstopper-Norwegian
- بيني كوچك و سربالاPersian
- بوچ، لنډه، بوچه (لكه پوزهPashto
- trubbig, trubb-Swedish
- (จมูก) เชิดรั้นThai
- küçük ve ucu kalkıkTurkish
- (鼻子)扁的，獅子鼻Chinese (Trad.)
- مختصر اور اونچی اٹھی ناکUrdu
- （鼻子）扁的，狮子鼻Chinese (Simp.)
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