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knob

 (nŏb)
n.
1. A rounded protuberance.
2.
a. A rounded handle, as on a drawer or door.
b. A rounded control switch or dial.
3. A prominent rounded hill or mountain.

[Middle English knobbe, from Middle Low German, knot in wood.]

knobbed (nŏbd) adj.
knob′bi·ness n.
knob′by adj.

knob

(nɒb)
n
1. a rounded projection from a surface, such as a lump on a tree trunk
2. a handle of a door, drawer, etc, esp one that is rounded
3. (Physical Geography) a round hill or knoll or morainic ridge
4. taboo Brit a slang word for penis
5. and the same to you with knobs on and the same to you with brass knobs on informal Brit the same to you but even more so
vb, knobs, knobbing or knobbed
6. (tr) to supply or ornament with knobs
7. (intr) to form into a knob; bulge
8. taboo Brit to have sexual intercourse with (a person)
[C14: from Middle Low German knobbe knot in wood; see knop]
ˈknobˌlike adj

knob

(nɒb)

n.
1. a projecting part, usu. rounded, forming a handle, as on a door, or a control device, as on a radio.
2. a rounded protuberance on the surface or at the end of something.
3. a rounded hill.
[1350–1400; Middle English knobbe < Middle Low German]
knobbed, adj.

Knob

 a small collection of widgeons, dunbirds, teals, or the like; fewer than thirty, 1878.
Examples: knob of dunbirds, 1878; pochard; teal, 1878; widgeon, 1878.

knob


Past participle: knobbed
Gerund: knobbing

Imperative
knob
knob
Present
I knob
you knob
he/she/it knobs
we knob
you knob
they knob
Preterite
I knobbed
you knobbed
he/she/it knobbed
we knobbed
you knobbed
they knobbed
Present Continuous
I am knobbing
you are knobbing
he/she/it is knobbing
we are knobbing
you are knobbing
they are knobbing
Present Perfect
I have knobbed
you have knobbed
he/she/it has knobbed
we have knobbed
you have knobbed
they have knobbed
Past Continuous
I was knobbing
you were knobbing
he/she/it was knobbing
we were knobbing
you were knobbing
they were knobbing
Past Perfect
I had knobbed
you had knobbed
he/she/it had knobbed
we had knobbed
you had knobbed
they had knobbed
Future
I will knob
you will knob
he/she/it will knob
we will knob
you will knob
they will knob
Future Perfect
I will have knobbed
you will have knobbed
he/she/it will have knobbed
we will have knobbed
you will have knobbed
they will have knobbed
Future Continuous
I will be knobbing
you will be knobbing
he/she/it will be knobbing
we will be knobbing
you will be knobbing
they will be knobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been knobbing
you have been knobbing
he/she/it has been knobbing
we have been knobbing
you have been knobbing
they have been knobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been knobbing
you will have been knobbing
he/she/it will have been knobbing
we will have been knobbing
you will have been knobbing
they will have been knobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been knobbing
you had been knobbing
he/she/it had been knobbing
we had been knobbing
you had been knobbing
they had been knobbing
Conditional
I would knob
you would knob
he/she/it would knob
we would knob
you would knob
they would knob
Past Conditional
I would have knobbed
you would have knobbed
he/she/it would have knobbed
we would have knobbed
you would have knobbed
they would have knobbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knob - a circular rounded projection or protuberanceknob - a circular rounded projection or protuberance
knobble - a small knob
nailhead - flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
2.knob - a round handle
doorhandle, doorknob - a knob used to release the catch when opening a door (often called `doorhandle' in Great Britain)
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
stop - (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes; "the organist pulled out all the stops"
3.knob - any thickened enlargement
convex shape, convexity - a shape that curves or bulges outward
4.knob - an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
hilt - the handle of a sword or dagger

knob

noun
1. handle, grip, door handle, handgrip He turned the knob and pushed against the door.
2. ball, stud, nub, protuberance, boss, bunch, swell, knot, bulk, lump, bump, projection, snag, hump, protrusion, knurl a loose brass knob on the bedstead
3. dial, switch, button, control switch the volume knob
4. lump, ball, piece, wedge, spot, mass, cake, bunch, cluster, chunk, dab, hunk, nugget, gob, clod, gobbet a knob of butter

knob

noun
1. A part that protrudes or extends outward:
2. An unevenness or elevation on a surface:
Translations
كُرَة ناتئَهمِقْبَضمِقْبَضٌ
knoflík
håndtagknopdørknop
nuppi
ručka
gomb
hnúîurhúnn
ノブ
손잡이
apvali rankena
apaļš rokturisbumbulisizaugumspuns
guľovitá kľučka
gumbkljuka
handtag
ลูกบิด
nắm đấm cửa

knob

[nɒb] N
1. (= protuberance) → protuberancia f, bulto m; (on treetrunk) → nudo m
2. (= control) [of radio etc] → botón m, mando m
3. (= handle) [of door] → pomo m, tirador m; [of drawer] → tirador m; [of stick] → puño m
4. (= piece) a knob of butter (Brit) → un pedazo de mantequilla
5. (Brit) (= penis) → verga f, polla f (Sp)

knob

[ˈnɒb] n
[door] → bouton m
(= control) → bouton m
(British) a knob of butter → une noix de beurre

knob

n
(on walking stick) → Knauf m; (on door) → Griff m, → Knauf m; (on instrument etc) → Knopf m; and the same to you with (brass) knobs on (Brit inf) → das beruht auf Gegenseitigkeit
(= swelling)Beule f, → Knubbel m (inf); (on tree) → Knoten m, → Auswuchs m
(= small piece)Stückchen nt; a knob of butterein Stich mButter
(sl: = penis) → Prügel m (sl), → Lanze f (sl)

knob

[nɒb] npomo, pomello; (on radio, TV) → manopola
a knob of butter (Brit) → una noce f di burro

knob

(nob) noun
1. a hard rounded part standing out from the main part. a bedstead with brass knobs on.
2. a rounded handle on or for a door or drawer. wooden door-knobs.
ˈknobbly adjective
having knobs or lumps. a knobbly walking-stick.

knob

مِقْبَضٌ knoflík håndtag Knopf πόμολο perilla, pomo nuppi poignée ručka maniglia ノブ 손잡이 knop knott gałka botão нарост handtag ลูกบิด tokmak nắm đấm cửa 球形把手

knob

n. protuberancia, bulto.
References in classic literature ?
The emphasis was helped by the speaker's hair, which bristled on the skirts of his bald head, a plantation of firs to keep the wind from its shining surface, all covered with knobs, like the crust of a plum pie, as if the head had scarcely warehouse-room for the hard facts stored inside.
Then is there a singular kind of parallel between her and the little glass chandeliers of another age embellishing that assembly-room, which, with their meagre stems, their spare little drops, their disappointing knobs where no drops are, their bare little stalks from which knobs and drops have both departed, and their little feeble prismatic twinkling, all seem Volumnias.
Halting for an instant at the foot of the ladder, and with both hands grasping the ornamental knobs of the man-ropes, Father Mapple cast a look upwards, and then with a truly sailorlike but still reverential dexterity, hand over hand, mounted the steps as if ascending the main-top of his vessel.
I didn't bring anything " began Rose, but was interrupted by the Brats (otherwise Will and Geordie), who appeared bearing the big bundle, so much demoralised by its fall that a red flannel tunic trailed out at one end and a little blue dressing-gown at the other, while the knobs proved to be a toilet-case, rubbers, and a silver mug.
No, sir, not in such a hurry," and Phebe laughed as she gave a particularly large knob a good poke.
Straight up to the main entrance he walked, laid his hand upon the knob of the heavy iron door, pushed it open without command, entered and found himself in the presence of a half-dozen armed men.
He pressed a metal knob, and at once the speed of the screw diminished.
Captain Nemo did not take his eye from the knob, suspended by its two concentric circles in the cabin.
Gently he turned the knob and pushed the door ajar.
This she did because she had seen something under it--a round knob which had been covered by the leaves hanging over it.
But Umslopogaas held up the great Groan- Maker, the iron chieftainess, and examined its curved points of blue steel, the gouge that stands behind it, and the beauty of its haft, bound about with wire of brass, and ending in a knob like the knob of a stick, as a lover looks upon the beauty of his bride.
I cried, seeing that she did not know how to open a door, but neither did she know what I meant by knob.