The New Hacker's Dictionary
Configurable options, even in software and even those you can't adjust in real time. Anything you can twiddle is a knob. “Has this PNG viewer got an alpha knob?” Software may be described as having “knobs and switches” or occasionally “knobs and lights”. See also nerd knob
The numerical value of knobs in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of knobs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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We suspect that the hills may have been pushed up from underneath, or they are erosion-resistant knobs that are standing out as erosion occurs.
A complicated command from air traffic control can take pilots up to 30 seconds to actually turn all the knobs, hit all the buttons and make that change actually occur.
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