Definition of hob

Definition of hob
  1. hob Noun A kind of cutting tool, used to cut the teeth of a gear.
  2. hob Noun The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
  3. hob Noun The top cooking surface on a cooker. It typically comprises several cooking elements (often four), also known as 'rings'.
  4. hob Noun A rounded peg used as a target in several games, especially in quoits
  5. hob Noun A male ferret.
  6. hob Verb To create (a gear) by cutting with a hob.
  7. hob Verb To engage in the process of cutting gears with a hob.
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