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snub

Nautical
a. an elastic shock absorber attached to a mooring line
b. (as modifier): a snub rope
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

snub

[snəb]
(mining engineering)
To increase the height of an undercut by means of explosives or otherwise.
To check the descent of a car by the turn of a rope around a post.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Van Persie is set to join Fenerbahce in a PS4.7million deal after suffering the humiliating snub at the hands of his manager last Tuesday.
SNUB Neil He said: "They play "They play Champions League, Champions League, league games and cup league games and cup games for their clubs.