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English noun: knob

1. knob (artifact) a circular rounded projection or protuberance


Broader (hypernym)projection

Narrower (hyponym)knobble, nailhead

2. knob (artifact) a round handle

Broader (hypernym)grip, handgrip, handle, hold

Narrower (hyponym)doorhandle, doorknob, stop

3. knob (shape) any thickened enlargement

Synonymsnode, thickening

Broader (hypernym)convex shape, convexity

4. knob (artifact) an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation

Part meronymhilt

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