December 06, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
hub /ˈhʌb/ noun
hub
/ˈhʌb/
noun

plural hubs

Manila, the commercial hub of the Philippines
Manila, the commercial hub of the Philippines
Learner's definition of HUB

[count]

1 : the central and most active part or place

  • the hub of the city

  • The island is a major tourist hub. [=a place where many tourists go]

  • She was at the hub of all the activity.

2 : the airport or the city through which an airline sends most of its flights

  • All of the airline's coast-to-coast flights pass through its hub.

3 : the center of a wheel, propeller, fan, etc.

  • The spokes attach to the hub of the wheel.

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