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nub

a small fibrous knot in yarn

nub

[nəb]
(textiles)
A planned knot or tangle in yarn to give a desired irregular texture to a fabric.
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Series 1600 Mesh Nub Top is available in acetal and polypropylene belt materials.
It's the tiny nub sticking out to the left a little below the end of the runner.
He identified a lack of visionary leadership as the nub of Africa's crisis.
Indirect laryngoscopy demonstrated significant erosion of the supraglottis, moreso on the right side; only a small nub of epiglottis remained on the left.
Snakes breathe with one lung: they have an elongated right lung, but the left one is a useless nub.
It's a healthy, pleasant alternative to coffee," says Taylor Peck, president of Nub Circus, producer of Nub Chai, "It's easier on the stomach than coffee, and the mix of herbs in chai, like ginger and licorice root, are good for the body.
All the same, the nub of the season remained in the selection of middle-period Graham.
The development's location, within a short drive of Rugby's centre, Stratford on Avon and Warwick and close to the nub of the Midlands motorway links system, is expected to make it particularly attractive to commuters looking for a home in a picturesque area of Warwickshire.
This, the president said, was "the nub of the affirmative action debate" He noted, "Politically and substantively you'll help more people and build more unity by having an economic basis for social policy now.
This gets to the nub of the question, "What should we do about Bosnia?
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The approval was granted under the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System (InEK) NUB program for facilitating the introduction of innovative technologies that address underserved patient populations.