[n_ˈəʊ_d], [nˈə͡ʊd], [nˈəʊd]
Definitions of node

( computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

the source of lymph and lymphocytes

a connecting point at which several lines come together

any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part

( astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane

( physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system

A knot, a knob; a protuberance; a swelling.

One of the two points where the orbit of a planet, or comet, intersects the ecliptic, or the orbit of a satellite intersects the plane of the orbit of its primary.

The joint of a stem, or the part where a leaf or several leaves are inserted.

A hole in the gnomon of a dial, through which passes the ray of light which marks the hour of the day, the parallels of the sun's declination, his place in the ecliptic, etc.

The point at which a curve crosses itself, being a double point of the curve. See Crunode, and Acnode.

The knot, intrigue, or plot of a piece.

A hard concretion or incrustation which forms upon bones attacked with rheumatism, gout, or syphilis; sometimes also, a swelling in the neighborhood of a joint.

One of the fixed points of a sonorous string, when it vibrates by aliquot parts, and produces the harmonic tones; nodal line or point.

A swelling.

The point at which the lines of a funicular machine meet from different angular directions;  called also knot.

A knot; knob or swelling; a hard swelling on a tendon or bone; the points of the stem of a plant from which a leaf springs; one of the two points at which the orbit of a planet intersects the ecliptic.

Nodosity.

A knot: a knob: ( astr.) one of the two points at which the orbit of a planet intersects the ecliptic: ( bot.) the joint of a stem: the plot of a piece in poetry.

A knot; knob; point where a planet's orbit intersects the ecliptic.

Nodal.

A knot or knob; swelling.

The joint of a stem.

A point at which a curve cuts or crosses itself.

The point sects the ecliptic.

A knot; a knob; a swelling of the periosteum, tendons, or bones; a hard concretion round gouty parts; a point where the orbit of a planet intersects the ecliptic; the knot, intrigue, or plot of a piece; the principal difficulty; a nodus.

A knot; a knob; a lump; one of the two points where the orbit of a planet intersects the ecliptic; in bot., the part of the stem of a plant out of which the leaves grow; the point in which two curves meet; in poetry, the plot of a piece; in music, one of the fixed points of a sonorous chord.

The knob or joint of a stem at which leaves arise.
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