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hobnob with (someone)

To interact with someone, typically someone who has more power, fame, or success than oneself. I can't hobnob with those ladies—they're executives at the biggest company in town!
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play hob (with someone or something)

slang To cause disruptions (for someone or something). "Hob" is short for "hobgoblin," a type of imp or elf that causes mischief. This wonky Internet connection is playing hob with my work day. The nasty weather played hob with our plans for the weekend.
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raise hob (with someone or something)

slang To cause disruptions (for someone or something). "Hob" is short for "hobgoblin," a type of imp or elf that causes mischief. This wonky Internet signal is raising hob with my work day. The nasty weather raised hob with our plans for the weekend.
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raise hob with someone or something

 and play hob with someone or something
to do something devilish to someone or something; to cause trouble for someone or something. (A hob is a hobgoblin, a wicked little elf.) Your sudden arrival is going to play hob with my dinner plans. Sorry, I didn't mean to raise hob with you.
See also: hob, raise
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

play (or raise) hob

cause mischief; make a fuss. North American
Hob is short for hobgoblin and is used in this mid 19th-century expression to mean the devil . Compare with raise Cain (at Cain) and raise the devil (at devil).
1993 Canadian Living When rain finally came, it wouldn't stop and played hob with the lentils that were growing there for the first time in a big way.
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The hobbing process also produces a profile exactly to the design specifications within [+ or -]0.001", and the profile is no longer deviated by the polishing process.
As a comprehensive manufacturer of both machine tools, including hobbing machines, and cutting tools, MHI will use this opportunity to offer its full range of machining systems to machine tool users on hand from all over the United States and around the world.
So, liberal coolant bathes the cutting surface during hobbing to keep dimensional sway in check.
An oil mist collector is inevitably a very useful attachment which eliminates dust, smoke, etc., generated by a variety of machining applications such as brazing, casting, screw machining, drilling/boring, grinding, milling, and hobbing. Oil mist collectors are the best alternatives to centrifugal collectors, by eliminating the inherent problems of noise, low separation efficiency, and strong vibration.
Also on display will be the VLC 200 H hobbing machine, which integrates Emag-Koepfer technology into the Emag vertical platform.
MHI will propose the ZE24B gear grinding machine in combination with a gear hobbing machine and gear shaper, which are produced locally in China, as a production system configuration that can handle all tasks from rough machining (gear cutting) through finishing.
possessing vast experience working with ferrous and nonferrous alloys, powder metallurgy, stainless steel, tool & carbon steel, exotic alloys such as Monel[R], Inconel[R] and titanium as well as different types of plastics using complete gear manufacturing processes that such as broaching, shaping, hobbing, heat treating, precision drilling, shaving, gear cutting, injection molding, powder coating, wear resistant treatment and other manufacturing capabilities."
More recent developments include continuous-path five-axis/ five-side machining as well as facilitating gear hobbing, honing, friction stir-welding, and other functions.
Use a dial test indicator to measure the depth of the hobbing or worn surface to within 0.0001 in.
The evaluation diagrams for a number of grounded pinion shafts, both final and after hobbing evaluation charts, were studied.
The heavy-duty Model 300 provides for a bigger part diameter, coarser diametral pitch, and bigger hob capacity than traditional Koepfer hobbing machines.
The heavy-duty Model 300 provides for big part diameters, coarser diametral pitch, and bigger hob capacity than other hobbing machines from the manufacturer.
The aim of the filter is to control oil/emulsion mist and smoke at source arising from machining operations such as turning, hobbing, grinding and boring.