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hob 1

 (hŏb)
n.
1. A shelf or projection at the back or side of a fireplace, used for keeping food or utensils warm.
2. A tool used for cutting the teeth of machine parts, as of a gearwheel.

[Origin unknown.]

hob 2

 (hŏb)
n.
1. Chiefly British A hobgoblin, sprite, or elf.
2. Mischievous behavior.

[From Middle English Hob, a nickname for Robert.]

hob

(hɒb)
n
1. (Cookery) Brit the flat top part of a cooking stove, or a separate flat surface, containing hotplates or burners
2. (Cookery) a shelf beside an open fire, for keeping kettles, etc, hot
3. (Tools) a steel pattern used in forming a mould or die in cold metal
4. (Tools) a hard steel rotating cutting tool used in machines for cutting gears
vb, hobs, hobbing or hobbed
(Tools) (tr) to cut or form with a hob
[C16: variant of obsolete hubbe, of unknown origin; perhaps related to hub]

hob

(hɒb)
n
1. (European Myth & Legend) a hobgoblin or elf
2. (Animals) a male ferret
3. raise hob play hob informal US to cause mischief or disturbance
[C14: variant of Rob, short for Robin or Robert]
ˈhobˌlike adj

hob1

(hɒb)

n., v. hobbed, hob•bing. n.
1. a projection or shelf at the back or side of a fireplace, used for keeping food warm.
2. a milling cutter for gear and sprocket teeth, splines, threads, etc.
v.t., v.i.
3. to cut with a hob.
4. to provide with hobnails.
[1505–15; variant of obsolete hub hob (in a fireplace)]
hob′ber, n.

hob2

(hɒb)

n.
a hobgoblin or elf.
Idioms:
1. play hob with, to do mischief or harm to.
2. raise hob, to behave disruptively.
[1275–1325; Middle English, generic use of Hob, for Robert or Robin]
hob′like`, adj.

hob


Past participle: hobbed
Gerund: hobbing

Imperative
hob
hob
Present
I hob
you hob
he/she/it hobs
we hob
you hob
they hob
Preterite
I hobbed
you hobbed
he/she/it hobbed
we hobbed
you hobbed
they hobbed
Present Continuous
I am hobbing
you are hobbing
he/she/it is hobbing
we are hobbing
you are hobbing
they are hobbing
Present Perfect
I have hobbed
you have hobbed
he/she/it has hobbed
we have hobbed
you have hobbed
they have hobbed
Past Continuous
I was hobbing
you were hobbing
he/she/it was hobbing
we were hobbing
you were hobbing
they were hobbing
Past Perfect
I had hobbed
you had hobbed
he/she/it had hobbed
we had hobbed
you had hobbed
they had hobbed
Future
I will hob
you will hob
he/she/it will hob
we will hob
you will hob
they will hob
Future Perfect
I will have hobbed
you will have hobbed
he/she/it will have hobbed
we will have hobbed
you will have hobbed
they will have hobbed
Future Continuous
I will be hobbing
you will be hobbing
he/she/it will be hobbing
we will be hobbing
you will be hobbing
they will be hobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hobbing
you have been hobbing
he/she/it has been hobbing
we have been hobbing
you have been hobbing
they have been hobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hobbing
you will have been hobbing
he/she/it will have been hobbing
we will have been hobbing
you will have been hobbing
they will have been hobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hobbing
you had been hobbing
he/she/it had been hobbing
we had been hobbing
you had been hobbing
they had been hobbing
Conditional
I would hob
you would hob
he/she/it would hob
we would hob
you would hob
they would hob
Past Conditional
I would have hobbed
you would have hobbed
he/she/it would have hobbed
we would have hobbed
you would have hobbed
they would have hobbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hob - (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beingshob - (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
evil spirit - a spirit tending to cause harm
2.hob - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievoushob - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
leprechaun - a mischievous elf in Irish folklore
sandman - an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy
3.hob - a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
4.hob - a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Verb1.hob - cut with a hob
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
Translations
شَبَكَة يوضع عليها وعاء الطَّبْخ
police nad kamny
blus
platni
hella
gāzes, elektriskās plīts virsmavirsma
polica nad kozubom

hob

[hɒb] N (Brit) → quemador m

hob

[ˈhɒb] n (on cooker) (= ring) → plaque f chauffante
to cook sth on the hob → cuire qch sur la plaque chauffante

hob

nKamineinsatz m(zum Warmhalten); (on modern cooker) → Kochfeld nt

hob

[hɒb] npiastra (con fornelli)

hob

(hob) noun
the flat framework on top of a cooker, on which pots are placed to be heated. A pan of stew was simmering on the hob.