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English noun: node

1. node (shape) a connecting point at which several lines come together


Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, link

2. node (shape) any thickened enlargement


Synonymsknob, thickening


Broader (hypernym)convex shape, convexity

3. node (plant) (botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge


Synonymsleaf node


Broader (hypernym)enation, plant process


Part meronymstalk, stem


Domain categorybotany, phytology

4. node (location) (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system


Broader (hypernym)point


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics


Antonymsantinode

5. node (location) (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane


Broader (hypernym)celestial point


Narrower (hyponym)ascending node, descending node


Domain categoryastronomy, uranology

6. node (body) the source of lymph and lymphocytes


Synonymslymph gland, lymph node


Broader (hypernym)lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue


Narrower (hyponym)axillary node, bubo, Peter's gland, Peyer's patch


Part meronymcardiovascular system, circulatory system, immune system

7. node (body) any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part


Broader (hypernym)solid body substance


Narrower (hyponym)nodule

8. node (artifact) (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network


Synonymsclient, guest


Broader (hypernym)computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system


Part meronymcomputer network


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









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