Definitions for hubhʌb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hubhʌb(n.)

  1. the central part of a wheel, as that part into which the spokes are inserted.

    Category: Machinery

  2. the central part or axle end from which blades or spokelike parts radiate on various devices, as on a fan.

    Category: Machinery

  3. a center around which other things revolve or from which they radiate.

  4. the Hub, Boston, Mass. (used as a nickname).

    Category: Geography (places)

Origin of hub:

perh. var. of hob1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hub(noun)

    the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes

  2. hub(noun)

    a center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation; a focal point around which events revolve

    "the playground is the hub of parental supervision"; "the airport is the economic hub of the area"

Wiktionary

  1. hub(Noun)

    The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave

  2. hub(Noun)

    A point where many routes meet and traffic is distributed, dispensed or diverted

    Hongkong airport is one of the most important air traffic hubs in Asia.

  3. hub(Noun)

    a computer networking device connecting several ethernet ports. See switch.

  4. hub(Noun)

    A stake with a nail in it, used to mark a temporary point.

  5. Origin: Perhaps from hubbe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hub(noun)

    the central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of Axle box

  2. Hub(noun)

    the hilt of a weapon

  3. Hub(noun)

    a rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. [U.S.] See Hubby

  4. Hub(noun)

    a goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast

  5. Hub(noun)

    a hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc

  6. Hub(noun)

    a screw hob. See Hob, 3

  7. Hub(noun)

    a block for scotching a wheel

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. hub

    An organization that sorts and distributes inbound cargo from wholesale supply sources (airlifted, sealifted, and ground transportable) and/or from within the theater. See also hub and spoke distribution; spoke.

Freebase

  1. Leonard Hubbard

    Leonard "Hub" Hubbard is a former band member of The Roots and played bass for the Philadelphia outfit from 1992 to 2007. He played on all of their records until his departure from the group, including 1999's Things Fall Apart and 2004's The Tipping Point. He is known for always having a chew stick in his mouth, both on and off the stage. Hub's smooth bass lines and distinct style make The Roots stand out in their field of music. Hub studied at Settlement Music School during his youth in Philadelphia, then went on to study classical upright bass at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Hub played his last show with The Roots on August 31, 2007.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hub(noun)

the centre of a wheel.

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