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Definition of hub:

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

Synonyms:

bottom, start, civic center, seat, root, municipal center, down town, headquarters, quick, edge.

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