Definitions for hubhʌb
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the central part of a wheel, as that part into which the spokes are inserted.
the central part or axle end from which blades or spokelike parts radiate on various devices, as on a fan.
a center around which other things revolve or from which they radiate.
the Hub, Boston, Mass. (used as a nickname).
Category: Geography (places)
Origin of hub:
perh. var. of hob1
the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
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"
The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave
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.
a computer networking device connecting several ethernet ports. See switch.
A stake with a nail in it, used to mark a temporary point.
Origin: Perhaps from hubbe.
the central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of Axle box
the hilt of a weapon
a rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. [U.S.] See Hubby
a goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast
a hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc
a screw hob. See Hob, 3
a block for scotching a wheel
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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.
Translations for hub
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the centre of a wheel.
- مَرْكِز الدّولاب أو العَجَلَهArabic
- centroPortuguese (BR)
- die RadnabeGerman
- κέντρο τροχούGreek
- مرکز چرخFarsi
- glavina kotacaCroatian
- 바퀴의 중심Korean
- (riteņa) rumbaLatvian
- مرکز چرخPersian
- د څرخ مرکزPashto
- ступица, втулкаRussian
- tekerlek göbeği, jantTurkish
- 輪轂Chinese (Trad.)
- پہیے وغیرہ کا محورUrdu
- trục bánh xeVietnamese
- 轮毂Chinese (Simp.)
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