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Related to node: lymph node, grunt, NPM
a. A knob, knot, protuberance, or swelling.
b. Medicine A small, well-defined mass of tissue that is either normal or pathological, as a lymph node or a node at an arthritic joint.
a. A point or area where two lines, paths, or parts intersect or branch off: "The nodes, or branching points, are usually demarcated by sets of one or more new, evolutionary characters that typify all taxa" (Pat Shipley).
b. A focal point or a point of interaction: "Inside the hospital, she became a node of gossip, despite being unable to communicate in the usual way" (Oliver Sacks).
a. Botany The point on a stem where a leaf is attached or has been attached; a joint.
b. See knot1.
4. Physics A point or region of virtually zero amplitude in a wave or periodic system.
5. Mathematics The point at which a continuous curve crosses itself.
6. Computers A terminal in a computer network.
a. Either of two diametrically opposite points at which the orbit of a planet intersects the ecliptic.
b. Either of two points at which the orbit of a satellite intersects the orbital plane of a planet.
1. a knot, swelling, or knob
2. (Botany) the point on a plant stem from which the leaves or lateral branches grow
3. (General Physics) physics a point at which the amplitude of one of the two kinds of displacement in a standing wave has zero or minimum value. Generally the other kind of displacement has its maximum value at this point. See also standing wave Compare antinode
4. (Mathematics) maths Also called: crunode a point at which two branches of a curve intersect, each branch having a distinct tangent
5. (Linguistics) maths linguistics one of the objects of which a graph or a tree consists; vertex
6. (Mathematics) maths linguistics one of the objects of which a graph or a tree consists; vertex
7. (Astronomy) astronomy either of the two points at which the orbit of a body intersects the plane of the ecliptic. When the body moves from the south to the north side of the ecliptic, it passes the ascending node; moving from the north to the south side, it passes the descending node
8. (Anatomy) anatomy
a. any natural bulge or swelling of a structure or part, such as those that occur along the course of a lymphatic vessel (lymph node)
b. a finger joint or knuckle
9. (Computer Science) computing an interconnection point on a computer network
[C16: from Latin nōdus knot]
1. a knot, protuberance, or knob.
2. a centering point of component parts.
3. Anat. a knotlike mass of tissue: lymph node.
4. Pathol. circumscribed swelling.
5. Bot. a part of a stem that bears a leaf or branch.
6. Math. Also called joint, knot. in interpolation, one of the points at which the values of a function are assigned.
7. Geom. a point on a curve or surface at which there can be more than one tangent line or tangent plane.
8. Physics. a point, line, or region in a standing wave at which there is relatively little or no vibration.
9. either of the two points at which the orbit of a heavenly body intersects a given plane, esp. the plane of the ecliptic or of the celestial equator.
10. a labeled point in a tree diagram at which subordinate lines branch off.
[1565–75; < Latin nōdus knot]
1. Anatomy A small mass or lump of body tissue that either occurs naturally, as in the case of lymph nodes, or is a result of disease.
a. A point on a stem where a leaf is attached or has been attached.
b. A swelling or lump on a tree; a knob or knot.
3. Physics A point or region of a vibrating or oscillating system, such as the standing wave of a vibrating guitar string, at which the amplitude of the vibration or oscillation is zero. Compare antinode.
a. Either of the two points at which the orbit of a planet intersects the ecliptic.
b. Either of the two points at which the orbit of a satellite intersects the plane of orbit of a planet.
A location in a mobility system where a movement requirement is originated, processed for onward movement, or terminated.
The joint on a stem where a leaf, stem, shoot, or flower are produced.
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|Noun||1.||node - a connecting point at which several lines come together|
|2.||node - any thickened enlargement|
|3.||node - (botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge|
|4.||node - (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system|
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
antinode - (physics) the point of maximum displacement in a periodic system
|5.||node - (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane|
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
ascending node - the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going north
celestial point - a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
descending node - the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going south
|6.||node - the source of lymph and lymphocytes|
axillary node - any of the lymph glands of the armpit; fights infections in the neck and chest and arm regions
Peter's gland, Peyer's patch - any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colon
immune system - a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
cardiovascular system, circulatory system - the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
bubo - a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
|7.||node - any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part|
solid body substance - the solid parts of the body
nodule - a small node
|8.||node - (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network|
computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system - a machine for performing calculations automatically
computer network - (computer science) a network of computers
(ANATOMY) (generic term) → nodule m lymph node
(BOTANY) → nœud mno entry sign n → panneau m "défense d'entrer"no-fault divorce n → divorce m par consentement mutuelno-fly zone n → zone f d'exclusion aérienneno-frills [ˌnəʊˈfrɪlz] adj (= cheap) [airline, service] → à bas prixno-go [ˌnəʊˈgəʊ] adj
it's no-go → ça ne marche pasno-go area (mainly British) n
it's no-go → ça ne marche pasno-go area (mainly British) n
n → Knoten m
node[nəʊd] n (Math, Bot) → nodo
1. a small swelling eg in an organ of the body. nodus دَرَنَه възел tumor uzlina der Knoten knude εξόγκωμαnudo kühm ورم؛ غده kyhmy noduleמפרק, פרק गांठ, ग्रन्थि kvrga, zglob csomó nodul, benjolan hnútur nodulo こぶ 혹 patinimas uztūkums nodus knobbelknuteguzek غده،پړسوب tumor nodul, excrescenţă узел; утолщение uzlina vozel čvor knut, knöl อาการบวม yumru; şişkinlik 硬結腫 наріст, потовщення گومڑہ ،سوجن bướu 结，瘤 nus
2. a place, often swollen, where a leaf is attached to a stem. nodus عُجْرَ: مَنْبَت الأوراق في ساق النَّبات разклонение nó kolínko der Knoten led(-knude) κόμποςnudo lehekaenal ورم کرده nivel noeudמפרק पर्णसंधि, पर्णग्रन्िथ्ा zglob, čvor csomó, bütyök bonggol kné nodo 節 (줄기의) 마디 bamblys bumbulis, paresninājums buku knoopleddkolanko پړسيدلى nó nod узел kolienko kolence koleno ledknut ส่วนที่บวม budak; şişkinlik (樹根或樹枝上的)莖節 вузол پھولي پوئي جگہ، گانٹھ mấu （植物的）节点 nus
n. nudo, nódulo, ganglio;
lymphatic ___ → ___ linfático;
milker's ___ → ___ de los ordeñadores;
singer's ___ → ___ vocal o de los cantantes;
syphilis ___ → ___ sifilítico;
vermis ___ → ___ del vermis.