Node



[nohd] /noʊd/

noun
1.
a knot, protuberance, or knob.
2.
a centering point of component parts.
3.
Anatomy. a knotlike mass of tissue:
lymph node.
4.
Pathology. circumscribed swelling.
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Botany.

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Computers. a connection point in a network that is a processing device with an assigned address, as a router, computer terminal, peripheral device, or mobile device.
7.
Mathematics. 1 (def 12).
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Geometry. a point on a curve or surface at which there can be more than one tangent line or tangent plane.
9.
Physics. a point, line, or region in a standing wave at which there is relatively little or no vibration.
10.
Astronomy. either of the two points at which the orbit of a heavenly body intersects a given plane, especially the plane of the ecliptic or of the celestial equator.
Compare , .
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Linguistics. an element of a tree diagram that represents a constituent of a linguistic construction.
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Optics. .
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Engineering. .
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/nəʊd/
noun
1.
a knot, swelling, or knob
2.
the point on a plant stem from which the leaves or lateral branches grow
3.
(physics) a point at which the amplitude of one of the two kinds of displacement in a standing wave has zero or minimum value. Generally the other kind of displacement has its maximum value at this point See also standing wave Compare antinode
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(maths) Also called crunode. a point at which two branches of a curve intersect, each branch having a distinct tangent
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(maths, linguistics) one of the objects of which a graph or a tree consists; vertex
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(astronomy) either of the two points at which the orbit of a body intersects the plane of the ecliptic. When the body moves from the south to the north side of the ecliptic, it passes the ascending node; moving from the north to the south side, it passes the descending node
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(anatomy)

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(computing) an interconnection point on a computer network
n.

early 15c., “a knot or lump,” from Latin nodus “knot” (see net (n.)). Originally borrowed c.1400 in Latin form, meaning “lump in the flesh.” Meaning “point of intersection” (originally of planetary orbits with the ecliptic) first recorded 1660s.

node (nōd)
n.

node
(nōd)

1. A point or vertex in a graph.
2. network node.
3. A hypertext document.

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