1 (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings [syn: goblin, hobgoblin]
3 a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
4 a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm v : cut with a hob [also: hobbing, hobbed]
- A kind of cutting tool, used to cut the teeth of a gear.
- The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
- The top cooking surface on a cooker. It typically comprises several cooking elements (often four), also known as 'rings'.
- A rounded peg used as a target in several games, especially in quoits
- To create (a gear) by cutting with a hob.
- To engage in the process of cutting gears with a hob.
Hob or HOB may refer to:
- The Hob: a household spirit in Northern England.
- A generic term for various Dwarf-like and Elf-like magical creatures in Germanic folklore.
- The top cooking surface on a stove
- A male ferret
- A tool used in hobbing, or gear-making
- A robot-like creature in the webcomic Dresden Codak
- A stake used as a target in the game of quoits
- HOB GmbH & Co. KG, an international computer company
Acronyms and codes
- Hoboken-Verzeichnis, the catalogue of the compositions of Joseph Haydn
- House of Blues, a chain of music halls and restaurants
- Hemne og Orkladal Billag, a Norwegian transport company
- House Office Building, where members of the United States House of Representatives work.
- Lea County Regional Airport in Hobbs, New Mexico (IATA Code: HOB)
People with the given name Hob
hob in German: HOB
hob in French: HOB
hob in Italian: HOB
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