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hob

1
1. a steel pattern used in forming a mould or die in cold metal
2. a hard steel rotating cutting tool used in machines for cutting gears

hob

2
1. a hobgoblin or elf
2. a male ferret
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hob

[häb]
(design engineering)
A master model made from hardened steel which is used to press the shape of a plastics mold into a block of soft steel.
(mechanical engineering)
A rotary cutting tool with its teeth arranged along a helical thread; used for generating gear teeth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hob

A flat projecting shelf at the side of a fireplace where pots or pans may be placed to keep warm.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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