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5 definitions found
 for Knob
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knob \Knob\, v. i.
     To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed. [Obs.]
     --Drant.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knob \Knob\, n. [A modification of knop. Cf. Nob.]
     1. A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a
        lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone.
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     2. A knoblike ornament or handle; as, the knob of a lock,
        door, or drawer. --Chaucer.
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     3. A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob. [U. S.]
        --Bartlett.
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     4. (Arch.) See Knop.
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     Knob latch, a latch which can be operated by turning a
        knob, without using a key.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knop \Knop\ (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop,
     G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud,
     Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. Knap, Knob.]
     1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button.
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              Four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops
              and their flowers.                    --Ex. xxv. 21.
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     2. (Arch.) Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp.,
        the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then
        synonymous with finial; -- called also knob, and
        knosp.
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     Knop+sedge+(Bot.),+the+bur+reed+({Sparganium">Knop sedge (Bot.), the bur reed ({Sparganium); -- so
        called from its globular clusters of seed vessels.
        --Prior.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  knob
      n 1: a circular rounded projection or protuberance [syn: knob,
           boss]
      2: a round handle
      3: any thickened enlargement [syn: node, knob, thickening]
      4: an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or
         dagger [syn: knob, pommel]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  116 Moby Thesaurus words for "knob":
     anthill, ball, balloon, barrow, bilge, bladder, blain, bleb,
     blister, blob, boll, bolus, boss, bow, brae, bubble, bulb, bulbil,
     bulblet, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, butte, button, cahot,
     chine, clump, coarsen, condyle, convex, dowel, down, drumlin, dune,
     ear, ellipsoid, fell, flange, flap, foothills, gall, geoid, globe,
     globelet, globoid, globule, glomerulus, gnarl, gob, gobbet,
     granulate, handle, hill, hillock, horripilate, hummock, hump,
     hunch, jog, joggle, knoll, knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump,
     mole, molehill, monticle, monticule, moor, mound, mountain, nevus,
     nub, nubbin, nubble, oblate spheroid, orb, orbit, orblet,
     papilloma, peg, pellet, pimple, projection, prolate spheroid,
     protrusion, protuberance, rib, ridge, ring, rondure, rough,
     rough up, roughen, sand dune, shoulder, sphere, spheroid, spherule,
     spine, stud, style, swell, tab, tubercle, tubercule, verruca,
     vesicle, wale, wart, welt
  
  

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