a connecting point at which several lines come together
node, knob, thickening(noun)
any thickened enlargement
node, leaf node(noun)
(botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge
(physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system
(astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
lymph node, lymph gland, node(noun)
the source of lymph and lymphocytes
any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part
node, client, guest(noun)
(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
(Math., Computers) A special point in a graph or diagram which is attached to other points by links. It is often labeled and represented graphically as a box or circle. A node may represent any object which is related to other objects in a conceptual structure that can be represented as a graph, the relations being represented as links between the nodes.
(Anat.) A small mass of tissue differing from other tissue in its immediate vicinity; as, a lymph node.
Origin: [L. nodus; perh. akin to E. knot. Cf. Noose, Nowed.]
A knot, knob, protuberance or swelling.
The point where the orbit of a planet, as viewed from the Sun, intersects the ecliptic. The ascending and descending nodes refer respectively to the points where the planet moves from S to N and N to S. The respective symbols are u260A and u260B.
A stem node.
A computer or other device attached to a network.
A vertex or a leaf in a graph of a network, or other element in a data structure.
The point at which the lines of a funicular machine meet from different angular directions; -- called also knot.
The point at which a curve crosses itself, being a double point of the curve. See Crunode, and Acnode.
A vertex of a graph.
A hard concretion or incrustation which forms upon bones attacked with rheumatism, gout, or syphilis; sometimes also, a swelling in the neighborhood of a joint.
One of the fixed points of a sonorous string, when it vibrates by aliquot parts, and produces the harmonic tones; nodal line or point.
The knot, intrigue, or plot of a piece.
A hole in the gnomon of a sundial, through which passes the ray of light which marks the hour of the day, the parallels of the Sun's declination, his place in the ecliptic, etc.
Origin: From nodus, cognate of English knot.
a knot, a knob; a protuberance; a swelling
one of the two points where the orbit of a planet, or comet, intersects the ecliptic, or the orbit of a satellite intersects the plane of the orbit of its primary
the joint of a stem, or the part where a leaf or several leaves are inserted
a hole in the gnomon of a dial, through which passes the ray of light which marks the hour of the day, the parallels of the sun's declination, his place in the ecliptic, etc
the point at which a curve crosses itself, being a double point of the curve. See Crunode, and Acnode
the point at which the lines of a funicular machine meet from different angular directions; -- called also knot
the knot, intrigue, or plot of a piece
a hard concretion or incrustation which forms upon bones attacked with rheumatism, gout, or syphilis; sometimes also, a swelling in the neighborhood of a joint
one of the fixed points of a sonorous string, when it vibrates by aliquot parts, and produces the harmonic tones; nodal line or point
Origin: [L. nodus; perh. akin to E. knot. Cf. Noose, Nowed.]
In communication networks, a node is a connection point, either a redistribution point or a communication endpoint. The definition of a node depends on the network and protocol layer referred to. A physical network node is an active electronic device that is attached to a network, and is capable of sending, receiving, or forwarding information over a communications channel. A passive distribution point such as a distribution frame or patch panel is consequently not a node.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nōd, n. a knot: a knob: a knot or entanglement: (astron.) one of the two points in which the orbit of a planet intersects the plane of the ecliptic: (bot.) the joint of a stem: the plot of a piece in poetry: (math.) a point at which a curve cuts itself, and through which more than one tangent to the curve can be drawn: a similar point on a surface, where there is more than one tangent-plane.—adjs. Nod′al, pertaining to nodes; Nodāt′ed, knotted.—ns. Nodā′tion, the act of making knots: the state of being knotted; Node′-coup′le, a pair of points on a surface at which one plane is tangent; Node′-cusp, a peculiar kind of curve formed by the union of a node, a cusp, an inflection, and a bitangent.—adjs. Nod′ical, pertaining to the nodes: from a node round to the same node again; Nodif′erous (bot.), bearing nodes; Nō′diform; Nod′ose, full of knots: having knots or swelling joints: knotty.—n. Nodos′ity.—adjs. Nod′ular, of or like a nodule; Nod′ulāted, having nodules.—ns. Nod′ule, Nod′ulus, a little knot: a small lump.—adjs. Nod′uled, having nodules or little knots or lumps; Nodulif′erous; Nod′uliform; Nod′ulose, Nod′ulous (bot.), having nodules or small knots: knotty.—ns. Nod′ulus:—pl. Nod′ulī; Nō′dus:—pl. Nō′dī. [L. nodus (for gnodus), allied to Knot.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. A location in a mobility system where a movement requirement is originated, processed for onward movement, or terminated. 2. In communications and computer systems, the physical location that provides terminating, switching, and gateway access services to support information exchange. 3. An element of a system that represents a person, place, or physical thing.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Node' in Nouns Frequency: #2537
done, endo, Endo
The numerical value of Node in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Node in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- Ecke, KnotenGerman
- צומת, קודקודHebrew
- ノード, 節点Japanese
- ថ្នាំងដែល, ថ្នាំងKhmer
- nodo, nóPortuguese
- punct nodal, nod, punct de joncțiuneRomanian
- узел, вершина, [[точка]] [[пересечениеRussian
- nod, knutpunktSwedish
- [[точка]] [[перетин, вузол, вершинаUkrainian
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