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Definition of Hub

Hub

  1. The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of Axle box.
  2. The hilt of a weapon.
  3. A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. [U.S.] See Hubby.
  4. A goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast.
  5. A hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc.
  6. A screw hob. See Hob, 3.
  7. A block for scotching a wheel.

Hub Quotations

There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.
Walt Whitman

I always have a positive reaction to Times Square - you've got so many people passing through here, so many cultures, and so many people merging into the central community of New York City. This is the hub of America.
Dhani Jones

Most people are flying to Heathrow because it's a hub, so they can fly on to other places, often long-distance flights. If they can't go on those long-distance flights from Heathrow, they will go to Paris, they will go to Amsterdam, they will go to Frankfurt, because those are viable alternatives.
Geoff Hoon

An open-minded and diverse population that readily shares information, encourages experimentation, accepts failure and dispenses with formality and hierarchy is what makes Silicon Valley the successful hub that it is.
Vivek Wadhwa

Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to films and Broadway was to the theatre: it was the hub of radio.
Mel Torme
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Hub Translations

hub in Dutch is bus, naaf
hub in French is moyeu
hub in German is Nabe, Nabe, Wickelkern
hub in Norwegian is nav
hub in Portuguese is cubo
hub in Swedish is centrum, hjulnav, dator hub, nav