Hob

• (n.) A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc. • (n.) A countryman; a rustic; a clown. • (n.) A fairy; a sprite; an elf. • (n.) The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm. &bul...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/hob/

hob

(from the article `machine tool`) Gear-hobbing machines use a rotating, multiple-tooth cutting tool called a hob for generating teeth on spur gears, worm gears, helical gears, ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/58

hob

1. The hub of a wheel. See Hub. ... 2. The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm. ... 3. <mechanics> A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc. ... Origin: Prob. Akin to hump. Cf. Hub. ... Sou...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

hob

noun a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Hob

[folklore] A hob is a type of small mythological household spirit found in the north and midlands of England, but especially on the Anglo-Scottish border, according to traditional folklore of those regions. They could live inside the house or outdoors. They are said to work in farmyards and thus could be helpful, however if offended they co...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hob_(folklore)

Hob

[hearth] In a kitchen the hob is a projection, shelf, grate or bench for holding food or utensils at the back or side of a hearth (fireplace) to keep them warm, or an internal chimney-corner. In modern British English usage, the word refers to a cooktop or hotplate, as distinguished from an oven. Image:BurgBoetzelaer06.jpg | A fireplace in ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hob_(hearth)

Hob

Hob noun [ Prob. akin to hump . Confer Hub . ] 1. The hub of a wheel. See Hub . Washington. 2. The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm. Smart. 3. (Mech.) A threaded and flu...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/50

Hob

A cylindrical cutting tool shaped like a worm thread and used in industry to cut gears. See also: Gear Design, Hobbing.
Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/h/o/hob/source.html

Hob

A cylindrical cutting tool shaped like a worm thread and used in industry to cut gears.
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Business/Machine_Shop/

Hob

A hob was formerly a chimney-corner used for keeping items warm, particularly beer.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TH.HTM

Hob

A male ferret. (Technically ferret must be intact, otherwise it is referred to as a gib)
Found on http://weaselwords.com/ferret-glossary/

Hob

an unneutered male ferret.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20024

HOB

Head of bed--usually followed by degrees
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary124.htm

hob

metal insert in a fireplace where the kettle could be kept warm.
Found on http://charlesdickenspage.com/glossary.html

hob

shelf in the side of a fireplace where an item can be kept warm.
Found on https://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/w/wuthering-heights/study-help/full-

Hob

Whole male ferret able to breed. V-Hob - Hob able to breed but fully sterile. Gib - neutered male unable to breed
Found on http://baltoferretclub.com/glossary.html

hob

[n] - a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears 2. [n] - a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm 3. [v] - cut with a hob
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=hob
No exact match found