Hay 2 definiciones de hob en inglés:

hob1

Saltos de línea: hob

sustantivo

1British A cooking appliance, or the flat top part of a cooker, with hotplates or burners.
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  • Purchase rates for electric cookers and hobs are also above average.
  • All kitchens are fitted with an oven, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge-freezer and combined washing machine and tumble drier.
  • Appliances include a fitted hob and oven, an integrated fridge freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher.
1.1A flat metal shelf at the side of a fireplace, having its surface level with the top of the grate and used especially for heating pans.
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  • It began to respond to the demands of Britain's burgeoning towns and cities for cast iron - for rainwater goods, street furniture, fireplaces, hobs and grates and all manner of other items.
  • Inside the original rafters and walls are adorned by two splendid hobs over a fireplace.
  • In Granny Kilpatrick's cookhouse stood a great black stove and all the pots sat around on the big white hobs.
2A machine tool used for cutting gears or screw threads.
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  • The hob is composed of cutter blades and a hob head.
  • Once you have used a hob to cut a gear you will wonder why you would use anything else!
3A peg or pin used as a mark in throwing games.
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  • The game has the hobs 11 yards apart in 3ft squares of clay.
  • If the hob is only one ring away, you receive one point.

Origen

late 16th century (in sense 3): alteration of hub. sense 1, 'metal shelf by a fireplace', dates from the late 17th century.

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Pronunciación: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

Hay 2 definiciones de hob en inglés:

hob2

Saltos de línea: hob

sustantivo

1A male ferret. Compare with gill4 (sense 1).
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  • She should be in full season for 2 weeks before being put with a hob.
  • Hobs are usually bigger than jills but the personalities vary little between the sexes.
2 archaic or dialect A sprite or hobgoblin.
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  • During the festival, local residents and businesses will take part in a competition to decorate their homes, gardens and shop fronts with home made boggarts, wood spirits, elves, hobs and faeries.
  • It has been the haunt of the mischievous, mythical hobs.

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'country fellow'): pet form of Rob, short for Robin or Robert, often referring specifically to Robin Goodfellow.

Frases

play (or raise) hob

North American Cause mischief.
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  • They aren't going to be setting up camp for a weekend and raising hob with 15 of their good buddies.
  • The wind raised hob, blew the door shut after him leaving our worthy president locked in the cellar.
  • The pavement raises hob with them and seems to impart a grade of dirt which defies removal.

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