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an unevenness or elevation on a surface

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The Series 1600 Mesh Nub Top belt design features fully sculpted and radius corners; there are no pockets or sharp corners to catch and hold debris.
She said: 'I'd been warned there would be some swelling and bruising but my nose had been transformed into a shapeless nub.'
They have resolved most of the issues related to the Nub Mountains and Southern Blue Nile, and both sides believe that the remaining questions on those two areas will be satisfactorily addressed.
With inventories "worn down to a nub," demand for warehouse space is expected to be strong for the short term as inventories get rebuilt to normal levels.
Nub of the matter is that South African construction companies have begun ditching asbestos in favour of a cellulose substitute.
Richard Dutton's very well-written Licensing, Censorship and Authorship in Early Modern England consists of nine chapters, the first three of which are "the nub" (xx) of the book, laying our Dutton's account of "the processes of control" (xx).
He identified a lack of visionary leadership as the nub of Africa's crisis.
Indirect laryngoscopy demonstrated significant erosion of the supraglottis, moreso on the right side; only a small nub of epiglottis remained on the left.
* Snakes breathe with one lung: they have an elongated right lung, but the left one is a useless nub.
"It's a healthy, pleasant alternative to coffee," says Taylor Peck, president of Nub Circus, producer of Nub Chai, "It's easier on the stomach than coffee, and the mix of herbs in chai, like ginger and licorice root, are good for the body."
All the same, the nub of the season remained in the selection of middle-period Graham.
The development's location, within a short drive of Rugby's centre, Stratford on Avon and Warwick and close to the nub of the Midlands motorway links system, is expected to make it particularly attractive to commuters looking for a home in a picturesque area of Warwickshire.
This, the president said, was "the nub of the affirmative action debate" He noted, "Politically and substantively you'll help more people and build more unity by having an economic basis for social policy now." Did someone slip Reaching Beyond Race to the president before the event?
But the lavender struggles on, stalks straining - absurd giraffe-like necks, and the nub of purple still emits your presence in the nebulous scent lingering in this alcove of my untended life.