Downtown vs Hub - What's the difference?

downtown | hub |


As nouns the difference between downtown and hub

is that downtown is (chiefly|us) either the lower, or the business center of a city or town while hub is lifting.

As an adjective downtown

is of, relating to, or situated in the downtown area.

As an adverb downtown

is in, or towards the downtown area; southward.

downtown

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of, relating to, or situated in the downtown area
  • John walked everyday to his downtown job.

    See also

    * uptown * oldtown

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • in, or towards the downtown area; southward
  • You need to go downtown four blocks.
  • (basketball) Outside the three-point line, or generally far from the basket.
  • That shot came from way downtown!

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, US) either the lower, or the business center of a city or town
  • Synonyms

    * (business center of a city)

    Synonyms

    * CBD, central business district, city (Australia ) ----

    hub

    English

    (wikipedia hub)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave.
  • A point where many routes meet and traffic is distributed, dispensed or diverted.
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  • (computing) A computer networking device connecting several ethernet ports. See switch .
  • (surveying) A stake with a nail in it, used to mark a temporary point.
  • A male weasel; a buck; a dog; a jack.
  • (obsolete) The hilt of a weapon.
  • (Halliwell)
  • (US) A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction.
  • a hub in the road
  • A goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are thrown.
  • A hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc.
  • A screw hob.
  • A block for scotching a wheel.
  • Derived terms

    * hubbed * hubbing

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