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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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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.
The chyle and chyme in acid pavane, Chancred nubbin, shrunken vidette, Though not from Time's unhealthy sex-- Just a puncheon no longer in function.
There are 11 different models of Nubbins putters, for example, with more models in the design phase.
After its first growing season, it is just a tiny nubbin, no more than 1/10th of an inch tall.
The incisions, Xs (made with a tool he brought back from Africa) and nubbins of clay identify each pot's unique existence, the way scarification identifies an African as a member of a particular tribe and place.
Once inside, the pathogen pokes nutrient-harvesting nubbins against the cell membrane like fingers squeezing a balloon.
Last year saw the introduction of the RTF (Rough Textured Finish), which was in essence, a stippling of little polymer nubbins the company calls "polymids.
Spinnerets with colulus represented by two setae; ALS conical, 2-segmented, contiguous, twice the width of the PLS; ALS with 3 spigots (piriform) and 3 nubbins; PMS with 3 spigots (aciniform) and 2 nubbins; PLS with 3 spigots (aciniform) and 3 nubbins.
Beck's will award other winners with Taylor Made (R) Firesole (TM) Drivers, Nubbins (TM) Putters and InerGel (TM) golf balls.
Following the freezing, it's "moving and shaking" time again for the fries as slivers (thin slices) and nubbins (short or broken pieces) are purged from the mainstream.
Salads are a great way to stretch those teeny carrots that result from thinning, or the little broccoli nubbins that appear as side shoots after the main heads are harvested.
No one can resist the nubbins, which just seem to ooze calories.