Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “node”

See all translations

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
Translations of “node”
in Spanish nudo…
in French nodule, noeud…
in German der Knoten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腫塊, (生物體的)節,結,瘤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肿块, (生物体的)节,结,瘤…
(Definition of node from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of node?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “node” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More