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stab

[stab]
(engineering)
In a drilling operation, to insert the threaded end of a pipe joint into the collar of the joint already placed in the hole and to rotate it slowly to engage the threads before screwing up.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stab

To roughen a surface of a brick wall with light blows of a pointed tool to provide a hold for plasterwork.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

STAB

(language)
A descendent of BCPL.
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