Hub generally means 'center' or 'place', and may refer to: wiktionarypar|hub

Technical meanings

* Bicycle hub, the central part of a bicycle wheel
* Locking hubs, accessory on four-wheel drive vehicles
* Node (networking) in a computer network
** Network hub, computer networking device
** USB hub, allows many USB devices to be connected to a single USB port
* Direct Connect hubs, central servers to which clients connect
* Transportation hub, where traffic is exchanged across several modes of transport
* Airline hub, airport that serves as the base of operations for an airline


* Carter Notch Hut, New Hampshire, USA
* Hetzel Union Building, a building on the campus of Penn State University
* Hub River, in Balochistan, Pakistan
* Hub Tehsil, in Balochistan, Pakistan
** Hub, Balochistan, city in Hub Tehsil
** Hub Dam, in Balochistan
** Hub Dam Wildlife Sanctuary, in Balochistan
* Hub City, the nickname of several cities, including:
** Boston, Massachusetts, United States
** Compton, California, United States
** Crestview, Florida, United States
** Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
** Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
** Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
** Mount Pleasant, Utah, United States
** Rochelle, Illinois, United States
** Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
** Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
* Hunmanby railway station, England; National Rail station code HUB.


* Hub International, North American insurance brokerage listed on the New York Stock Exchange
* Help Us Build, non-profit organization in Newfoundland, Canada, for the integration of the physical disabled into society
* Harvard University Band
* Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel H.U.Brussel , previously known as European University College Brussels
* Hubs, the name of the sports teams of Rochelle (Illinois) Township High School

See also

*The Hub
*Spoke-hub distribution paradigm

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  • Hub — bezeichnet: Hub (Mechanik), in der Mechanik eine lineare Bewegung Tidenhub, Wasserstandsänderungen bei den Gezeiten Frequenzhub, bei der Frequenzmodulation die Änderung der Trägerfrequenz Hub (Netzwerk) (engl.), ein Gerät zur Verbindung von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HUB — bezeichnet: in der Mechanik eine Bewegung, siehe Hub (Mechanik) Wasserstandsänderungen bei einer Tide, siehe Tidenhub bei der Frequenzmodulation die Änderung der Trägerfrequenz, siehe Frequenzhub ein Gerät zur Verbindung von Netzwerk Knoten im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hub — [hʌb] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE a city or country where there is a lot of business activity because it is central in relation to other places, there are good communications etc: • The city has become a hub for Asian markets and a financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • hub — hub·bard; hub·bell·ite; hub·ber; hub·bite; hub·ble; hub·ble·shew; hub·bly; hub·bub; hub·bu·boo; hub·by; hub; hub·ba·boo; hub·ble·show; …   English syllables

  • Hub — (h[u^]b), n. [See 1st {Hob}.] 1. The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of {Axle box}. [1913 Webster] 2. The hilt of a weapon. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 3. A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hub — Hub, hubs, HUB, HUBS, es un anglicismo, puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Máquinas simples 2 Comunicaciones 3 Transporte 4 Lugares …   Wikipedia Español

  • HUB’as — Bendroji  informacija Rūšis: naujai skolinta santrumpa Kalbos dalis: daiktavardis Rašybos variantai:HUBas. Kilmė: anglų, « hub „veiklos centras“. Pateikta: 2014 09 10. Atnaujinta: 2014 09 12. Reikšmė ir vartosena Apibrėžtis: vieta, kurioje dirba… …   Lietuvių kalbos naujažodžių duomenynas

  • hub — solid center of a wheel, 1640s, perhaps from hubbe, originally lump, the source of hob of a fireplace and HOBNAIL (Cf. hobnail), as in boots. A wheelwright s word, not generally known or used until c.1828; it reached wider currency in connection… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hub — /hub/, n., v., hubbed, hubbing. n. 1. the central part of a wheel, as that part into which the spokes are inserted. 2. the central part or axle end from which blades or spokelike parts radiate on various devices, as on a fan or propeller. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • Hub — tiene varios significados, según el contexto en el cual es empleado: 1. En inglés hub es el centro de una rueda, en el que coinciden los radios y donde se encuentra el eje. El término se utiliza internacionalmente para identificar sistemas que… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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