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Definition of 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.
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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