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Meaning of "slub" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SLUB

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SLUB

slub  [slʌb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLUB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slub is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb slub in English.

WHAT DOES SLUB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Slub

Slub or SLUB may refer to: ▪ Ślub, a play by Polish writer Witold Gombrowicz ▪ Slub, a computer music group formed in 2000 ▪ Slub, a thick spot in a yarn created by varying the tightness of the twist ▪ SLUB, abbreviation for the Saxon State and University Library in Dresden, Germany ▪ SLUB, one of the three memory handlers in the kernel Linux...

Definition of slub in the English dictionary

The first definition of slub in the dictionary is a lump in yarn or fabric, often made intentionally to give a knobbly effect. Other definition of slub is a loosely twisted roll of fibre prepared for spinning. Slub is also to draw out and twist preparatory to spinning.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SLUB

PRESENT

Present
I slub
you slub
he/she/it slubs
we slub
you slub
they slub
Present continuous
I am slubbing
you are slubbing
he/she/it is slubbing
we are slubbing
you are slubbing
they are slubbing
Present perfect
I have slubbed
you have slubbed
he/she/it has slubbed
we have slubbed
you have slubbed
they have slubbed
Present perfect continuous
I have been slubbing
you have been slubbing
he/she/it has been slubbing
we have been slubbing
you have been slubbing
they have been slubbing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I slubbed
you slubbed
he/she/it slubbed
we slubbed
you slubbed
they slubbed
Past continuous
I was slubbing
you were slubbing
he/she/it was slubbing
we were slubbing
you were slubbing
they were slubbing
Past perfect
I had slubbed
you had slubbed
he/she/it had slubbed
we had slubbed
you had slubbed
they had slubbed
Past perfect continuous
I had been slubbing
you had been slubbing
he/she/it had been slubbing
we had been slubbing
you had been slubbing
they had been slubbing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will slub
you will slub
he/she/it will slub
we will slub
you will slub
they will slub
Future continuous
I will be slubbing
you will be slubbing
he/she/it will be slubbing
we will be slubbing
you will be slubbing
they will be slubbing
Future perfect
I will have slubbed
you will have slubbed
he/she/it will have slubbed
we will have slubbed
you will have slubbed
they will have slubbed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been slubbing
you will have been slubbing
he/she/it will have been slubbing
we will have been slubbing
you will have been slubbing
they will have been slubbing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would slub
you would slub
he/she/it would slub
we would slub
you would slub
they would slub
Conditional continuous
I would be slubbing
you would be slubbing
he/she/it would be slubbing
we would be slubbing
you would be slubbing
they would be slubbing
Conditional perfect
I would have slub
you would have slub
he/she/it would have slub
we would have slub
you would have slub
they would have slub
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been slubbing
you would have been slubbing
he/she/it would have been slubbing
we would have been slubbing
you would have been slubbing
they would have been slubbing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you slub
we let´s slub
you slub
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to slub
Past participle
slubbed
Present Participle
slubbing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLUB


blub
blʌb
club
klʌb
clubs
klʌb
flub
flʌb
interclub
ɪntəˈklʌb
nightclub
ˈnaɪtˌklʌb
schlub
ʃlʌb
superclub
ˈsuːpərˌklʌb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLUB

slubbed
slubber
slubberdegullion
slubberingly
slubbing
slubby
sludge
sludgier
sludgiest
sludgy
slue
sluff
slug
slug it out
slugabed
slugfest
sluggard
sluggardise
sluggardize

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLUB

book club
breakfast club
comedy club
country club
fan club
Four-H club
golf club
health club
in the club
jazz club
Jockey Club
Lions Club
on the club
Paris Club
Rotary Club
social club
strip club
supper club
yacht club
youth club

Synonyms and antonyms of slub in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «slub» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLUB

Find out the translation of slub to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slub from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slub» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

竹节
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gata
570 millions of speakers

English

slub
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

slub
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سلوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

плитке
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

slub
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

slub
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

flammé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slub
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

SLUB
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

始紡糸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

슬러브
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slub
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

slub
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

slub
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्लुब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

az bükmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ringrosso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

slub
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плитці
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

slub
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

slub
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Slub
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slub
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slub
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slub

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLUB»

The term «slub» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.043 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLUB» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «slub» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «slub» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slub

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLUB»

Discover the use of slub in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slub and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dictionary of Newfoundland English
1897 J A Folklore x, 210 With your bag on your back and your barbel outside, / To keep out the slub from your poor yeller hide, / In this Newfoundland, |ll>15| 1930 COAKER 103 The way this fish should be cleaned: First the slub be removed ...
George Morley Story, W. J. Kirwin, John David Allison Widdowson, 1990
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Advanced Research on Electronic Commerce, Web Application, ...
Using Capacitance Sensor to Identify the Appearance Parameters of Slub Yarn Hanming Lv and Chongqi Ma School of Textiles, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Key Laboratory of Advanced Textile Composites (Tianjin Polytechnic University),  ...
Gang Shen, Xiong Huang, 2011
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Fundamentals of Spun Yarn Technology
producing ground slub yarns or on the hollow-spindle system for both ground and injected slubs where single- and multi-drafting units are used. Injected slub yarns (see Figure 9.15) can be made, however, with the plying process. In this case ...
Carl A. Lawrence, 2003
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Fuzzy Hardware: Architectures and Applications
Architectures and Applications Abraham Kandel, Gideon Langholz. Table 3: Output of the experimental run. 600 Wavelet coefficient* for slub. o1 0 20 40 60 351. No. Camera Position Defect Declared False Detection /Identification 1 6 Mispick ...
Abraham Kandel, Gideon Langholz, 1998
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Interior Textiles: Fabrics, Application, and Historic Style
To form single yarns from these sources, these processes are employed: Single complex yarns are those with texture spun into a yarn that is extruded or spun. These include nub, slub, speck, and thick-and-thin yarns. Small knotlike nubs are  ...
Karla J. Nielson, 2007
6
Fancy Yarns: Their Manufacture and Application
6.32 Fine ground slub yarn. times the thickness of the base yarn, and that thickness may be achieved within a very short length of yarn. Since the structure is simply one of a gradually thickening and then tapering cylinder, a diagram has not ...
R H Gong, R M Wright, 2002
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Issues in Materials and Manufacturing Research: 2013 Edition
The news reporters obtained a quote from the research by the authors from the University of Gaziantep, “In addition, the effects of the significant parameters on the breaking force and elongation were investigated. Slub yarn samples were ...
‎2013
8
Engineering Textiles: Integrating the Design and Manufacture ...
Figure 9.6a and 9.6b represents two examples of the first type of fancy yarn, namely slub yarns and thick and thin yarns. A slub yarn is basically a spun yarn ( ring or rotor-spun yarn) in which thickness variations are deliberately induced by  ...
Y El Mogahzy, 2008
9
A New Selected Poems
Overhead the sea blows upside down across Rhode Island. slub clump slub clump Charlie drops out. Carl steps in. slub clump No hitch in the sequence. Paddy stands down. Otto jumps up. Otto in his lifetime clumped into place seven million ...
Galway Kinnell, 2001
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A Guide to Kernel Exploitation: Attacking the Core
A full list of the “complaints” that drove Christoph Lameter, the author of the SLUB allocator, to write a new allocator can be read in his e-mails to the kernel mailing listsLL; as usual, we will focus here on the exploit-relevant parts. The SLUB ...
Enrico Perla, Massimiliano Oldani, 2010

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLUB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slub is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wild At Heart Slub Knit Tee
What exactly is 'Slub'? Well, it stands for 'Slub cotton', which is a cotton that contains slight lumps. The lumps cause deliberate imperfections, giving the fabric ... «PLUS Model Magazine, Feb 15»
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A grass snake on 'Slub Mountain'
For weeks I heaved sodden vegetation, forkful by forkful and barrow-load by barrow-load, on to what's known in our household as Slub Mountain (or, worse, ... «The Guardian, Sep 14»
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Making music with live computer code
It's no secret that electronic music has been revolutionised by the personal computer, but Slub is taking things further. The group, which describes itself as a ... «Wired.co.uk, Sep 09»

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