Node vs Hub - What's the difference?

node | hub |


As an abbreviation node

is .

As a noun hub is

lifting.

node

English

(wikipedia node)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A knot, knob, protuberance or swelling.
  • (astronomy) The point where the orbit of a planet, as viewed from the Sun, intersects the ecliptic. The ascending and descending nodes refer respectively to the points where the planet moves from S to N and N to S. The respective symbols are .
  • (botany) A stem node.
  • (computer networking) A computer or other device attached to a network.
  • (engineering) The point at which the lines of a funicular machine meet from different angular directions; -- called also knot.
  • (geometry) The point at which a curve crosses itself, being a double point of the curve. See Crunode, and Acnode.
  • (graph theory) A vertex or a leaf in a graph of a network, or other element in a data structure.
  • (medicine) A hard concretion or incrustation which forms upon bones attacked with rheumatism, gout, or syphilis; sometimes also, a swelling in the neighborhood of a joint.
  • (physics) A point along a standing wave where the wave has minimal amplitude.
  • (rare) The knot, intrigue, or plot of a piece.
  • (technical) A hole in the gnomon of a sundial, through which passes the ray of light which marks the hour of the day, the parallels of the Sun's declination, his place in the ecliptic, etc.
  • The word of interest in a KWIC, surrounded by left and right cotexts.
  • Derived terms

    * acnode * crunode * hardware node * leaf-node * tacnode

    Synonyms

    * (computer networking) host * (graph theory) vertex

    See also

    * neurode

    Anagrams

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    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

    Anagrams

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