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active hub

A central connecting device in a network that regenerates signals on the output side to keep the signal strong. Also called a "multiport repeater." Contrast with passive hub and intelligent hub. See hub.
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Julia Ross, dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology at UMBC, identifies Baltimore as a particularly active hub in the $21 billion gaming industry, with many game developers in the area.
The Tunisian border is known as an important and active hub for goods passing between the two countries, and its closure had a severe economic impact.
As the capital city of the Netherlands, with a population of more than 750,000 people, it serves as an active hub for business and commerce.
The textiles and garment industry in Indonesia is currently experiencing a period of rapid growth as it becomes an active hub for the sourcing of textile products by leading firms from across the globe.
He also noted the role the UAE plays as an active hub for re-exporting Iranian products.
U-Med is an active hub, employing about 16,000 people--11 percent of the Anchorage work force-the highest employment density in the Municipality of Anchorage, according to a recent DOWL HKM study.
The British mission in Tehran has long been recognized as the most active hub of Western intelligence-gathering inside Iran.