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[huhb-kap] /ˈhʌbˌkæp/

a removable cover for the center area of the exposed side of an automobile wheel, covering the axle.
a metal cap fitting onto the hub of a wheel, esp a stainless steel or chromium-plated one

also hub cap, 1896, from hub + cap (n.).


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