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snub

Nautical
a. an elastic shock absorber attached to a mooring line
b. (as modifier): a snub rope

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.
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The snub nose is a small nose sloping upwards at the tip.
The Government's snub is a major setback in that respect.
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London, May 1 (ANI): Kate's former favourite designer Daniella Issa Helayel reportedly took off to her native Brazil, upset at an apparent double snub - after Kate chose another designer and for not receiving an invitation to the big day.
Catherine Jones in her column in your newspaper, suggests that his action might be in the vein of those who would snub the Union.
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