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Definition of stub, meaning of stub




stub (plural stubs)

  1. something blunted, stunted, or cut short
  2. a piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record or identification purposes: check stub, ticket stub, payment stub
  3. (computing) a placeholder procedure that has the signature of the planned procedure but does not yet implement the intended behavior. ([1], [2], [3]).
    • 1996, Chip Weems, Nell Dale, Pascal:
      Even though the stub is a dummy, it allows us to determine whether the procedure is called at the right time by the program or calling procedure.
  4. Neologism: a placeholder article on Wikipedia or other wiki projects, which provides generally rudimentary information about a topic slated for further expansion.
  5. (computing) a procedure that translates requests from external systems into a format suitable for processing and then submits those requests for processing. ([4], [5], [6])
    • 2002, Judith M Myerson, The Complete Book of Middleware:
      After this, the server stub calls the actual procedure on the server.

4 letters in word "stub": B S T U.

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Words found within stub:

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