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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nub /ˈnʌb/
 小塊,瘤,結節,要點

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nub v. t.  To push; to nudge; also, to beckon. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nub, n. A jag, or snag; a knob; a protuberance; also, the point or gist, as of a story. [Colloq.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 nub
      n 1: a small lump or protuberance [syn: nubble]
      2: a small piece; "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil" [syn: stub]
      3: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some
         idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's
         argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party";
         "the nub of the story" [syn: kernel, substance, core,
          center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness,
          marrow, meat, pith, sum, nitty-gritty]