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nubbin

[′nəb·ən]
(geology)
One of the isolated bedrock knobs or small hills forming the last remnants of a mountain crest or mountain range that has succumbed to desert erosion.
A residual boulder, commonly granitic, occurring on a desert dome or broad pediment.
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Coley's concerns about the condition of the nubbin and told him to go back to work.
The girth of Big Billie Potts protrudes "Like a croker of nubbins," or a burlap sack filled with imperfect Indian corn (81, l.
They easily kill the young nubbins that have recently germinated.
It had that little tiny nubbin of a safety lever on the left side only.
Most cardinal fish genera and species have lost a visible eighth spine, either hidden under the skin as an extremely short spine, a hidden nubbin no longer spine-like, or complete loss of the ossified spine (Fraser 1972: pl.
They were made "loose-pin" by cutting off the bottom pin nubbin, removing the hinge-pin and replacing it with a suitable nail.
Whereas back in the 1700s Spain took up arms against British interests over the tiny nubbin of land in its south-east corner, these days it is perceived as almost a moral issue between bookmakers who trade from Gibraltar and those who remain solidly British-based.
This handheld emulates every 80s games console, computer and coin-op known to man but now comes in chic white and features a touch screen, along with a Dpad to replace the nubbin of old.
Their long winter hair makes them look extra fat, and the little nubbin buck has a puffball appearance.
BL = body length; CL = carapace length; CW = carapace width; CapW = caput width; LL = labium length; LW = labium width; SL = sternum length; SW = sternum width; EGW = eye group width; AME = anterior median eyes; ALE = anterior lateral eyes; PME = posterior median eyes; PLE = posterior lateral eyes; MOQ = median ocular quadrangle; RTA = retrolateral tibial apophysis; RVTA = retroventral tibial apophysis; MA = median apophysis; ALS = anterior lateral spinneret; PMS = posterior median spinneret; PLS = posterior lateral spinneret; MAP = major ampullate spigot; mAP = minor ampullate spigot; Cyl = cylindrical spigots; Pc = paracribellar spigots; mPLS = modified PLS spigot; n = nubbin.
These new pots, with simple incurred rims, incised or/and applied nubbin decorations, ranked from less than 20 cm to over 50 cm in diameter.
Nubbin Drawer, a third box, contains three forms like sweet rolls covered in hot pink acrylic.