Usage examples for hub

  1. 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
  2. " 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
  3. Once he managed to get into conversation with one of these products of " the hub of the Universe." – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  4. Here was the very hub of the Independents' universe. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The hub may move straight forward with uniform velocity, but the point near the tire goes up and down, and, while sharing in the forward motion of the hub, runs sometimes ahead of it, sometimes behind, and such seemed to be the motion of Procyon and of Sirius as well. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Put a blindfolded player in the center for a hub, and turn him about a number of times, as is done in " Blindman's Buff." – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  13. 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
  14. Thus, leaving the pier and the steamers behind them, through the streets and into the hotels, the houses, the cars, and the trains go, the new comers, and the newspapers, and the letters from England, all hot and active, bringing word of the main land, with its hub- bub and hurly- burly, to the island that has been four- and- twenty hours cut off from it- like the throbbing and bounding globules of fresh blood fetching life from the fountain- head to some half- severed limb. – Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893 by Hall Caine
  15. " I cannot forego the pleasure of showing you about 'the Hub, '" I urged. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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