Usage examples for hub

  1. George said it was conveniently near the restaurant and theatre district, and to Emeline, after Mission Street, it seemed the very hub of the world. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  2. But for boys the distance from the hub can be determined by your skill. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  3. A fresh hub- bub had arisen, for Evalina Smith had found a monkey- wrench on the floor of her room. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  4. Under the " Science" heading a great deal seemed to be going on, as usual, in connection with plasmoid experiments around the Hub. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  5. Here was the very hub of the Independents' universe. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  6. The Ethels filled their bags twice before they were satisfied that they had not left out anything that would be wanted, and Dorothy confessed that she had first put in too much and then had gone to the other extreme, and that it had not been until after she had had a consultation with her mother that she had decided on just the number and kind of garments that she would need for a two- day trip to the Hub of the Universe. – Ethel Morton at Rose House by Mabell S. C. Smith
  7. Large black birds swept slowly round and round, and though startled by the approaching hub- bub were not scared away. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  8. The hub should then be added, one- half on each side of the arms, as in the figure. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  9. Once he managed to get into conversation with one of these products of " the hub of the Universe." – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  10. In a country where chimney swallows nest in deserted houses, and sand martins burrow in the sides of wells, who wonders at the flicker's thinking that the side of a haystack, the hollow of a wheel- hub, or the cavity under an old ploughshare, is an ideal home? – The Woodpeckers by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
  11. There was a ring- ship- the hull like a metal wheel with a huge tire, with pipe passages from the tire part to the hub where the control room was located. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  12. " Somebody got the idea that one of the things Gess Fayle might have done is to arrange things so he wouldn't have to come back to the Hub for a while. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  13. She was gazing helplessly at the buggy which stood hub- deep in mud. – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  14. Stationary in the middle of the depression, hub- deep in the shallow waters, was a motor- car; and it, beyond dispute, was identical with that which had occupied his thoughts on the ferry- boat. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  15. The curtain rises on a store in 43rd Street in New York- perhaps the " Palace" or the " Hub" or the " Model" or the " Army and Navy," where a young man is trying to sell us a khaki coat, and shirt and trousers for $ 17. 48. And at that it seems a lot of money to pay for a rig which can be worn at most only two months. – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White
  16. The hub screws upon the lathe like an ordinary face plate, and has a slot running diametrically through it. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose