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Definición de nub en inglés:

sustantivo

1 (the nub) The crux or central point of a matter: the nub of the problem lies elsewhere
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  • Now, here is the nub of the matter and the next - possibly cataclysmic - pitfall into which Labour, in its enduring arrogance and self-interest, may well fall.
  • But limited sight seemed in no way to impede his ability to get through the business; indeed it didn't impede his ability to cut to the nub of the matter at issue.
  • This brings us to the nub of the matter - who exactly should the SAC be funding, and in what proportions?
2A small lump or protuberance: he pressed down on the two nubs on top of the phone
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  • With the little protruding nubs of the follower caught by your fingernails, its open-side 10-round magazine doesn't fight you when you insert the cartridges.
  • At Ingolstadt, the branchlike ribs are disjunctively representational, carved with protruding nubs or twigs signaling their botanical nature.
  • While bright color and multicolored nubs and slubs enlivened the tweeds, the houndstooth wovens were often found in black and white.
2.1A small chunk or nugget of metal or rock: a nub of gold
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • With my toes perched precariously on a nub of rock, I frantically search for the next handhold.
  • There, as in the other cave, was the small nub of rock that was slightly discolored.

Origen

late 17th century: apparently a variant of dialect knub 'protuberance', from Middle Low German knubbe, knobbe 'knob'.

Words that rhyme with nub

blub, bub, chub, Chubb, club, cub, drub, dub, flub, grub, hub, pub, rub, scrub, shrub, slub, snub, stub, sub, tub

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