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hub

(hŭb)
The expanded portion of a hollow needle that serves as a handle for manipulation and as a site of attachment for a syringe, infusion tube, or some other appliance.

hub

(hŭb)
A central structure into which other structures are anchored, attached, or stabilized.

hub

(hŭb)
The expanded portion of a hollow needle that serves as a handle for manipulation and as a site of attachment for a syringe, infusion tube, or some other appliance.

hub,

n that part of a needle that connects to a syringe barrel. Usually made of plastic or metal.
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The acquisition launches Cabletron, the worldwide modular hub market leader, into the rapidly expanding market of ISDN internetworking.
The SmartSwitch family leverages Cabletron's extensive experience as the intelligent modular hub market leader to deliver customers an unprecedented level of manageability and reliability for building enterprise-wide switched virtual networks.
Implementation of Fast Ethernet technology in the SmartSwitch Family leverages features of the modular hub including fault tolerance, port-level management, security, redundant power and links.
With the MMAC SmartSwitch, customers can utilize their existing MMAC modular hub infrastructure to migrate to switched virtual networking and still receive the reliability and management advantages that the MMAC has brought to the wiring closet," said Robert Levine, Cabletron's president and CEO.

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