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English definition of “node”

node

noun [C] uk   /nəʊd/ us    /noʊd/ specialized

node noun [C] (LUMP)

medical a lump (= raised area) or swelling on or in a living object: a lymph node

node noun [C] (JOIN)

mathematics, computing, biology a place where things such as lines join, or where a leaf and stem join on a plant: a leaf node
nodal
adjective uk   /ˈnəʊ.dəl/ us    /ˈnoʊ-/
a nodal point
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