to guide the end of a pipe into a coupling when making up a connection.
- a thrusting blow with a knife 2. [v] - stab or pierceFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=stab
Stab transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Stabbed
; present participle & verbal noun Stabbing
.] [ Confer OD. staven
to fix, fasten, from stave
, a staff, rod; akin to German stab
a staff, st...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/180
Stab intransitive verb 1.
To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon. « None shall dare With shortened sword to stab
in closer war.» Dryden. 2.
To wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon. « She speaks poniards...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/180
Stab noun 1.
The thrust of a pointed weapon. 2.
A wound with a sharp-pointed weapon; as, to fall by the stab
an assassin. Shak. 3.
Fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab
given to character. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/180
To pierce with a pointed instrument, as a knife or dagger. ... Origin: Gael. Stob ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
thrust 1 knife thrust noun
a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; `one strong stab to the heart killed him`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=stab
• (n.) Fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab given to character. • (n.) The thrust of a pointed weapon. • (v. i.) To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon. • (v. t.) To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/stab/
Type: Term Pronunciation: stab Definitions: 1. To pierce with a pointed instrument, as a knife or dagger.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=84231
Stab is printers' slang for establishment.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZSD.HTM
The stab is a breakdance technique necessary to perform many downrock and power moves. It is not a distinct move, but is incorporated into many breakdance moves including the turtle, cricket, jackhammer, crab-walk, hand glide, some versions of the windmill, and many other floats and freezes. It allows the breakdancer`s entire w...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stab_(b-boy_move)
[Naval Acronyms and Slang]
Stupid Territorial Army B**tard. OffensiveFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21733
A short pre-recorded sound inserted into a program or bulletin to create a pause or provide a break between different segments. See also sting below.Found on http://www.thenewsmanual.net/Resources/glossary.html
During World War II, the suffix Stab (Staff) was used in the German Luftwaffe (air force) to designate a headquarters unit. This applied to subordinate units in each Gruppe or Geschwader — the equivalent units to wings and groups in other air forces. These command units used the green colour of their aircraft and i...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stab_(Luftwaffe_designation)
In music, a stab is a single staccato chord that adds dramatic impact to a composition. Stabs are usually provided by horns (real or synthesized), thus the term horn stab, or an orchestral sample, usually occur on a 1-beat, and are frequently used in funk, freestyle, and ska. As well, stabs are used in electronic music, in the form ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stab_(music)
staff, sometimes HQ.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary261.php
Steered Agile BeamsFound on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary262.php
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