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hub

[ huhb ]
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noun
verb (used with object), hubbed, hub·bing.
Metalworking. to stamp (a metal blank) with a hub.
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Origin of hub

First recorded in 1505–15; perhaps variant of hob1
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British Dictionary definitions for hub

hub
/ (hʌb) /

noun
the central portion of a wheel, propeller, fan, etc, through which the axle passes
the focal point
computing a device for connecting computers in a network

Word Origin for hub

C17: probably variant of hob 1
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