Definitions for knurlnɜrl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a small ridge or bead, esp. one of a series, as on the edge of a thumbscrew for a firm grip.

  2. a knur.

    Category: Botany

  3. (v.t.)to make knurls or ridges on.

Origin of knurl:

1600–10; see knur , -le


  1. knurl(Noun)

    A contorted knot in wood.

  2. knurl(Noun)

    A crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection.

  3. knurl(Noun)

    A lined or crossgrained pattern of ridges or indentations rolled or pressed into a part for grip.

  4. knurl(Verb)

    To roll or press a pattern of ridges or indentations into a part for grip.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knurl(noun)

    a contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection

  2. Knurl(noun)

    one who, or that which, is crossgrained

  3. Knurl(verb)

    to provide with ridges, to assist the grasp, as in the edge of a flat knob, or coin; to mill


  1. Knurl

    Knurl is the noise music project of Alan Bloor, Canadian experimental composer and sculptor. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Bloor has been performing and recording Knurl material since 1994, when his seminal harsh noise releases "Nervescrap" and "Initial Shock" were recorded and released. He has released over twenty albums internationally, and has collaborated with sound sculptors such as Jim O'Rourke, Thurston Moore, and Aube.


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