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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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This was a pragmatic trial, and therefore a specific HOB position was not prescribed.
A spokesperson said: "The oil in the pan has ignited momentarily and created a large amount of smoke within the property and damage to the pan and hob.
It has now supplied a new hob - a more expensive model that has better features, and has agreed to pay reasonable (PS75) costs for the swap-over, due in the next few days.
Set to air on both ALTV and ROYA TV simultaneously over the Ramadan period, Al Hob! Al Hob!
In order to reprogram hOB into an iPSC state, the cells were exposed to Sendai virus, in standard culture media, expressing the reprogramming factors (c-Myc, Sox2, Oct4, and Klf4).
HOB is a German-engineered company comprising of competencies in server-based computing, secure remote access, VoIP and virtualisation.
A North Wales Fire and Resuce service spokesman said the fire started after the hob accidentally was left with the box left on top of it.
"The party had previously announced five candidates to be included in 'Fi Hob Misr' but Kortam was surprised to know we had only been allocated one place," Abu Seada explained.
As a leader in the secure remote access industry that strives to meet the needs of a wide variety of organizations, HOB offers both a SSL VPN solution with HOB RD VPN and an IPsec gateway with HOBLink VPN 2.1 Gateway.
Q What's the most energy-efficient hob - gas or induction?
HOB has launched HOB X11Gate, a new remote access solution that allows users fast and easy access to centrally stored data and applications on Unix/Linux Servers.
IF YOU want to make kitchen or bathroom look a bit slicker, without too much disruption or cost, fit a splashback behind the hob, sink or basin.
Under general anaesthetic, the hob is vasectomised in much the same way as a human male might be.
Plumes of thick black smoke billowed from the kitchen when the hob set light to a magazine that was near to the oven.
Try this> If you have a choice, choose an induction hob over a gas oven or electric hob - they save an extra 33 per cent energy.