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Meaning of KNOB

Pronunciation:  nâb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a round handle
  2. [n]  a rounded projection or protuberance
  3. [n]  an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
  4. [n]  any thickened enlargement

KNOB is a 4 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: node, pommel, thickening
 See Also: convex shape, convexity, decoration, doorhandle, doorknob, grip, handgrip, handle, hilt, hold, knobble, ornament, ornamentation, projection, stop



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Knob\, n. [A modification of knop. Cf. {Nob}.]
    1. A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a
       lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone.
    2. A knoblike ornament or handle; as, the knob of a lock,
       door, or drawer. --Chaucer.
    3. A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob. [U. S.]
    4. (Arch.) See {Knop}.
    {Knob latch}, a latch which can be operated by turning a
       knob, without using a key.
  2. \Knob\, v. i.
    To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed. [Obs.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing knobs in your dream means turning issues or conditions around you. You need to get a handle on these things.
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