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hub·cap

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

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

(ˈhʌbˌkæp)

n.
a removable cover for the center of the exposed side of an automobile wheel, covering the axle.
[1900–05]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hubcap

[ˈhʌbkæp] nenjoliveur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hubcap

nRadkappe f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hubcap

[ˈhʌbˌkæp] n (Aut) → coprimozzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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Sharon Terry, president of the nonprofit Genetic Alliance, commented that, until her sons were diagnosed with a genetic disorder, she "didn't know a gene from a hubcap." Added Forquera, "We need to find a way to make genomic information interesting, engaging, and accessible." Presenters gave several examples of effective nonlecture formats for conveying genomic information, including the use of individual case studies in discussing genetic testing.