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play hob (with someone or something)

slang To cause issues or disruptions for someone or something. "Hob" is short for "hobgoblin," a type of imp or elf that causes mischief. This wonky Internet signal 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 issues or 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.
See also: hob, raise, someone

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

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.
See also: hob, play
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The hobbing process also produces a profile exactly to the design specifications within [+ or -]0.
So, liberal coolant bathes the cutting surface during hobbing to keep dimensional sway in check.
More recent developments include continuous-path five-axis/ five-side machining as well as facilitating gear hobbing, honing, friction stir-welding, and other functions.
At Hobbing station, each different type of items was processed on one different machine, but at Deburring station one machine would process 2 different types.
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.
Among the company's capabilities are hobbing and shaping of gears up to 8 in.
In addition to outperforming grinders, the new gear shaper can cut teeth faster than hobbing machines on gears that have a pitch coarser than 2, or more than 2 teeth per inch of the gear's diameter, said Richard Borelly, technical manager of gear manufacturing at Philadelphia Gear.
Factoring in the acquisition of Hurth Maschinen and Werkzeuge GmbH in 1995, and the acquisition of Pfauter, Gleason's total range of expertise and machines encompasses hobbing, shaving, honing, grinding, and shaping of cylindrical gears; bevel gear cutting, grinding, lapping, quenching, testing; as well as equipment, machines and processes for several other gear-making operations.
This year's exhibit is to focus on the company's SE25A gear shaping machine; last year a gear hobbing machine produced at the plant was shown.
What: 260H and 400H Genesis vertical hobbing machines for spur and helical gear production.
Use a dial test indicator to measure the depth of the hobbing or worn surface to within 0.
The evaluation diagrams for a number of grounded pinion shafts, both final and after hobbing evaluation charts, were studied.
Tokyo, Japan) plans to raise its production capacity for its main products--lapping machines--as well as hobbing and duplex milling machines by around 30% at Ashikaga, Tochigi Pref.