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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.
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The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to discuss key issues and important case laws on hub-and-spoke antitrust conspiracies.
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The software hub - the central component of the hub-and-spoke approach - brings together the capabilities needed to get data from one application to another, no matter how different the underlying computer systems.
The essence of hub-and-spoke can best be understood by looking at the tasks that are executed when an application fires a request to the hub and expects a reply back.