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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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We are delighted to introduce to you a new artist to you who we are excited to be working with us here at Nub Music.
The surface nubs on the Series 1600 Mesh Nub Top belt serve to reduce the product contact area of the belt surface.
This is the whole nub of my complaint, with which Mr.
Obvious downsides are that prolonged use is difficult because the keyboard is so small and its control nub, which has more of a sand paper feel than some, but this is easily fixed with a notebook mouse.
And then one day, incredibly, I saw a nub on the stick, then another, and then a half dozen little bumps.
I mean, yes, almost all celebrities dress for shit now and have had their souls and mugs steel-wooled down to a nub by Hollywood, but the fact still remains that the only person who deserves mockery every single time she appears in public is Faith Hill.
It was right down to the wire all the way through, and we've had four games like that out of our five losses that have been right on the nub and we haven't been able to produce.
Peter relates a vision with eating at its nub, in which he is instructed to "kill and eat" animals excluded by the Torah, because "what God has made clean, you must not call profane" (vv.
He seems to cut right to the nub of every programme he watches and sums it up insightfully.
Our work is developed through key design stages by hand drawing-which we can comfortably prepare quickly to cuttingly reveal the nub of the issue.
The series 350 clamps also feature a small handle nub, providing high flexibility in positioning to help avoid potential clearance issues, while series 353 and 359 are equipped with an ergonomic handle.
She said:'I'd been warned there would be some swelling and bruising but I'd paid pounds 2500 and my nose had been transformed into a shapeless nub.