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Synonyms for hob

(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings

(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears

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a shelf beside an open fire where something can be kept warm

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cut with a hob

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HOB RD VPN is a comprehensive solution that can be easily adapted to meet the needs of all enterprises in today's virtual, mobile and cloud-based environments.
The wire of the deep fat fryer was caught by the flame from the hob, which caused a fire and made a mess of their kitchen.
HOB X11Gate is the result of an extensive development process, and offers users and administrators a flexible and secure solution to remotely access Unix/Linux servers.
Start by removing the hob rings and brush away any removable debris.
Simply place the non-stick protectors on your hob when cooking then dip in soapy water to remove fat.
In a literature review on positioning for diverse patient populations, Sullivan (2000) suggests that caution should be used with side-lying positions and HOB elevation no greater than 45[degrees] should be used for TBI patients.
A study soon to be published in medical journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine claims that using a gas hob to fry meat is more hazardous than an electric hob because of the type of fumes it produces.
They found that steaks fried on a gas hob produce more potentially harmful polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
The company said that the new HOB VDI Business solution enables companies to centralise their desktops in the data centre to simplify administration while improving security.
In effect, these rotors are handled as long gears, but the low number of lobes or teeth creates unique challenges for the hob tooling and machine tool.
Marketing of the Super Dry III hob also will begin on October 30.
He bought them the electric hob and oven two weeks before because he feared they would die in a gas explosion because of their forgetfulness.
Los Angeles-based HOB ran 10 House of Blues locations in cities such as Toronto, San Diego and Dallas.
Firefighters were called to a couple's home last night after a hob was accidently left on overnight.