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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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To this day, the very best road kill breakfast burrito I ever had was from a yearling whitetail doe cooked at the Hubcap Grill.
One year later, this art collection was selected by the Museum of Shenandoah Valley which launched LandfillArt's first-ever public opening, “Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art,” in September, 2014.
I saw a hubcap and I thought, 'I think I can get this repurposed.
Hubcaps from newer cars usually don't work, she said, because most are plastic.
INITIAL LIGHTBLUB: While shopping for companies to take her thriving hubcap distributorship onto the World Wide Web, Withers met representatives from Merant at a Rotary Club meeting and started talking about e-commerce options.
SUPERMARKETS, mobile phone companies and tourist chiefs will soon be able to display their logos on taxi hubcaps.
Above, one yanks off a hubcap and wanders away while two others focus on removing one of the car's tyres
Badges were ripped from the front of vehicles and hubcaps removed.
The monkeys swarmed all over the car, before bending its aerial and making off with its tyres, hubcaps and licence plates.
Ptolemy Elrington is a British artist who collects hubcaps from the roadside and turns them into funky 'hubcap creatures'.
But you've never seen it quite the way Kitano films it, against austerely framed, spatially intriguing landscapes and through numerous trick shots (from inside a champagne glass, reflected in a spinning hubcap, through a dragonfly's multifaceted point-of-view, etc.
The art teacher's encouragement and inventiveness - the masks' eyes were made from empty toilet paper rolls, and the students will make hubcap mandalas for their next project - is not lost on the students' parents.