nubble


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nubble

(ˈnʌbəl)
n
a small lump
[C19: diminutive of nub]
ˈnubbly adj
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Noun1.nubble - a small lump or protuberancenubble - a small lump or protuberance  
excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, bulge, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, bump, prominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
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He was lying on a piece of dingy ticking full of lumps and nubbles.
Well,' said Mrs Nubbles, evading the point, 'your beer's down there by the fender, Kit.
Mrs Nubbles ironed away in silence for a minute or two, and coming to the fireplace for another iron, glanced stealthily at Kit while she rubbed it on a board and dusted it with a duster, but said nothing until she had returned to her table again: when, holding the iron at an alarmingly short distance from her cheek, to test its temperature, and looking round with a smile, she observed:
Tour includes a stop at Hampton Beach, lobster bake luncheon and a visit to Nubble Light and York Village.
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He is also acknowledged for his over 6,000 images of Nubble Lighthouse during the Patriot's Day Storm of 2007.
CLF is a staunch advocate for proposed wind projects such as UPC's Stetson Mountain Project, Endless Energy's Black Nubble Wind Farm, and TransCanada's Kibby Mountain Project.
The Nubble Space Telescope was launched in 1990 with the goal of allowing scientists to see farther than ever before.
Nubble Island is an acre and a half and about a kilometre from the mainland, in a secluded bay.
Inside it, though, a nubble of green moss the texture of a mushroom cap was sprouting: the skull in the shape of a butte, air surrounding it, whistling in the sockets.
Verger is also acknowledged for his highly collectible fine art photography of Portland Head Light and Nubble Lighthouse in Maine.
In the final months of 2007, CLF's Maine Advocacy Center played a vital role in supporting the applications for three proposed wind farms: UPC's Stetson Mountain project, Endless Energy's Black Nubble wind farm and TransCanada's Kibby Mountain project.