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node

 
Noun node has 7 senses
  1. node - a connecting point at which several lines come together
    --1 is a kind of
    connection, connexion, link
  2. node, knob, thickening - any thickened enlargement
    --2 is a kind of convex shape, convexity
  3. node - (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system
    --3 is a kind of
    point
    Antonyms: antinode
  4. node - (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
    --4 is a kind of
    celestial point
    --4 has particulars: ascending node; descending node
  5. lymph node, lymph gland, node - the source of lymph and lymphocytes
    --5 is a kind of lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue
    --5 is a part of circulatory system, cardiovascular system; immune system
    --5 has particulars: axillary node; Peyer's patch, Peter's gland; bubo
  6. node - any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part
    --6 is a kind of
    solid body substance
    --6 has particulars: nodule
  7. node, client, guest - (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
    --7 is a kind of computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
    --7 is a part of computer network
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