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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.'"
Claim to fame: She turns old metal hubcaps into colorful pieces of artwork.
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.
Toward the end of the hubcap burger, the deep-fried sweet onion rings beckoned one diner, but there was Mississippi Mud Pie to consume.
Badges were ripped from the front of vehicles and hubcaps removed.
One monkey ran off with a hubcap while another preened in front of a wing mirror.
HUBBA HUBBA Making off with hubcap THIEF An open and shut case FAN-ATICS Blade from car SHIRTY But it's a bit too big WHEEL FUN Exploring tyre NUMBER'S UP Car reg plate
Ptolemy Elrington is a British artist who collects hubcaps from the roadside and turns them into funky 'hubcap creatures'.
Then as it pulled in front of the hotel, there was a bang as the coach mounted a pillar, smashing a hubcap and burst a tyre.