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hub·cap

 (hŭb′kăp′)
n.
A round covering over the hub of the wheel of a motor vehicle.

hubcap

(ˈhʌbˌkæp)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a metal cap fitting onto the hub of a wheel, esp a stainless steel or chromium-plated one

hub•cap

(ˈhʌbˌkæp)

n.
a removable cover for the center of the exposed side of an automobile wheel, covering the axle.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hubcap - cap that fits over the hub of a wheelhubcap - cap that fits over the hub of a wheel
cap - something serving as a cover or protection
car wheel - a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car
Translations
poklice
hjulkapsel
pölykapseli
ratkapa
ハブキャップ
휠캡
navkapsel
ฝาครอบดุม
nắp tròn đậy trục bánh xe

hubcap

[ˈhʌbkæp] N (Aut) → tapacubos m inv

hubcap

[ˈhʌbkæp] nenjoliveur m

hubcap

nRadkappe f

hubcap

[ˈhʌbˌkæp] n (Aut) → coprimozzo

hubcap

قُبُّ العَجَلَة poklice hjulkapsel Radkappe ζάντα tapacubos pölykapseli enjoliveur ratkapa borchia ハブキャップ 휠캡 wieldop hjulkapsel kołpak calota, tampão da roda колпак колеса navkapsel ฝาครอบดุม jant kapağı nắp tròn đậy trục bánh xe 轮毂罩
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