How to Pronounce hub?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hub" is [hˈʌb], [hˈʌb], [h_ˈʌ_b].

"Hub" in context

Hub is a device used to connect multiple computers. It is a central connection point where incoming and outgoing data is shared. It is commonly used segment a Local Area Network (LAN) into multiple logical networks. A hub consists of multiple ports that enable the connection of multiple computers or other network-capable devices. All of the connected devices connect to the hub in the same way and the data travels in a round-robin fashion. Hubs generally work at the Physical layer of the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model.

Hubs are typically used in small networks, though they can also be used in larger networks.

What are similar-sounding words for hub?

Usage over time for hub:

This graph shows how "hub" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

3 words made out of letters HUB

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