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hubcap

a metal cap fitting onto the hub of a wheel, esp a stainless steel or chromium-plated one

hubcap

[′həb‚kap]
(design engineering)
A metal cap fastened or clamped to the end of an axle, as on motor vehicles.
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But Geoff has also got himself into the reflection in the Buick's hub cap, making it as much of a self-portrait as a study in the lines of a classic American car.
According to the source, who requested anonymity, Sorensen's patrol car lost a hub cap during a recent police pursuit.
Federal-Mogul Corporation's (OTCBB:FDMLQ) National[R] Wheel End Components brand has published a new catalog covering its expanded line of oil bath seals, premium through-hardened trailer bearings, bearing sets, hub caps, unitized wheel bearing nut systems and other components for commercial vehicles.
I'm booking a fortnight in the Hub Cap Capital of the World.
Because of this the grease seal does not require a vented hub cap, resulting in fewer contaminants and less maintenance.
Each new National hub cap features Zytel(TM) windows that are highly resistant to cracking, clouding and discoloration and which are compatible with all lubricants.
A hub cap was last sold in a pub to a Manc comedian in search of a punchline in 1987.
These were the days before bite alarms and their way of signalling a bite was using a car hub cap and a washer with a piece nicked out hanging on the line.
It's about as regular as a hub cap rolling off your tire.
Among the spots from CAA scheduled for summer debut (previewed to the news media in February) is "Car Tire," which shows the reflection of beachgoers in the shiny hub cap of an automobile.
He said: "The five burial sites have been marked with a Texaco hub cap.
Hub Cap Annie USA, the largest independent distributor of hub caps, today launched a unique Web site for car owners worldwide - www.