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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hub(noun)

the centre of a wheel.

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