Meaning of “node” in the English Dictionary

"node" in British English

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nodenoun [ C ]

uk /nəʊd/ us /noʊd/ specialized

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.dəl/

a nodal point

(Definition of “node” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"node" in American English

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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)