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"node" in British English

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nodenoun [C]

uk   /nəʊd/  us   /noʊd/ specialized

node noun [C] (LUMP)

medical a lump (= ​raisedarea) or ​swelling on or in a ​livingobject: a ​lymph node

node noun [C] (JOIN)

mathematics, computing, biology a ​place where things such as ​linesjoin, or where a ​leaf and ​stemjoin on a ​plant: a ​leaf node
nodal
adjective uk   /ˈnəʊ.dəl/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/
a nodal ​point
(Definition of node from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nodenoun [C]

node noun [C] (TISSUE)

 us   /noʊd/ a ​lump of ​tissue: a ​lymph node

node noun [C] (WAVE PATTERN)

physics /noʊd/ the ​point that ​represents the ​lowest amplitude in a ​pattern of destructive interference
(Definition of node from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “node”
in Spanish nudo…
in Vietnamese bướu, mấu…
in Malaysian nodus, buku…
in Thai อาการบวม, ส่วนที่บวม…
in French nodule, noeud…
in German der Knoten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肿块, (生物体的)节,结,瘤…
in Indonesian nodul, benjolan, bonggol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腫塊, (生物體的)節,結,瘤…
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