a small lump or protuberance
a small piece
"a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"
kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)
the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
"the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
to push; to nudge; also, to beckon
a jag, or snag; a knob; a protuberance; also, the point or gist, as of a story
Origin: [Cf. Knob.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nub, v.t. (prov.) to push: beckon: hang.
nub, n. a knob, knot: point, gist.—adjs. Nub′bly, full of knots; Nub′by, lumpy, dirty.
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The numerical value of nub in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of nub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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