node Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “node” - English Dictionary

Definition of "node" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

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)

Definition of "node" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

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
adjective uk   /ˈnəʊ.dəl/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/
a nodal ​point
(Definition of node from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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…
What is the pronunciation of node?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More