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grub:

see larvalarva,
independent, immature animal that undergoes a profound change, or metamorphosis, to assume the typical adult form. Larvae occur in almost all of the animal phyla; because most are tiny or microscopic, they are rarely seen. They play diverse roles in the lives of animals.
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grub

[grəb]
(invertebrate zoology)
The larva of certain insects; commonly used in reference to beetles.

grub

To clear a site by removing roots, stumps, and the like.

grub

the short legless larva of certain insects, esp beetles

GRUB

(GRand Unified Bootloader) A program that calls a Unix/Linux operating system into memory. Officially GNU GRUB, GRUB is a popular boot loader due to its flexibility and configuration capabilities, allowing changes to be made at boot time and support for boot images from the network. See GNU and boot loader.
References in classic literature ?
Gabriel Grub was paralysed, and could make no reply.
I came to dig a grave, Sir," stammered Gabriel Grub.
When Gabriel Grub had had time to fetch his breath, which the rapidity of his descent had for the moment taken away, he found himself in what appeared to be a large cavern, surrounded on all sides by crowds of goblins, ugly and grim; in the centre of the room, on an elevated seat, was stationed his friend of the churchyard; and close behind him stood Gabriel Grub himself, without power of motion.
At this command, half a dozen officious goblins, with a perpetual smile upon their faces, whom Gabriel Grub imagined to be courtiers, on that account, hastily disappeared, and presently returned with a goblet of liquid fire, which they presented to the king.
said the goblin, turning his large face towards Gabriel Grub.
Many a time the cloud went and came, and many a lesson it taught to Gabriel Grub, who, although his shoulders smarted with pain from the frequent applications of the goblins' feet thereunto, looked on with an interest that nothing could diminish.
The day had broken when Gabriel Grub awoke, and found himself lying at full length on the flat gravestone in the churchyard, with the wicker bottle lying empty by his side, and his coat, spade, and lantern, all well whitened by the last night's frost, scattered on the ground.
Unfortunately, these stories were somewhat disturbed by the unlooked-for reappearance of Gabriel Grub himself, some ten years afterwards, a ragged, contented, rheumatic old man.
Putting Manchester firmly on the vegan map, the GRUB EXTRAVEGANZA will demonstrate just how good vegan food can really be, with 'fish' and chips - faux fish steaks made from soya protein, seaweed and shiitake - from the Hip Hop Chip Shop; gooey mac and vegan cheese from Mac Daddies; mezze from The Ottomen; handmade dumplings from Oh Mei Dumpling; French patisserie from Chou Choux; and some jaw-dropping bakes from Bake-O-Rama.
Dundas Market manager David Harris said: "Dundas Shopping Centre is rapidly becoming a natural choice for day time takeaway and eat-in food, with Indy's Grub To Go joining Brickyard Bakery and Jean's Kitchen in the Market and Cooplands and Orchard Cafe in the Shopping Centre.
2008) A satisfactory solution to these conflicting demands can be met through developing safer control methods considering the microbial agents like entomopathogenic fungus (EPF) and entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) against white grub so as to develop a viable, environmentally safe method of management Raid and Cherry (1992)Further, trapping of adult white grub beetles with light source can also be considered economical over pheromones in the context of multi species situation for the management of adults Shah and Garg 1988.
Pull a grub on a jig behind a moving boat, canoe, or kayak and the underwater world gets smaller.