Antonyms for nodes

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nohd
Phonetic Transcription : noʊd

Definition of nodes

Origin :
  • 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.
  • noun knot, growth
  • noun bud
Example sentences :
  • Canes numerous, with some bloom at the nodes; tendrils intermittent.
  • Extract from : « Manual of American Grape-Growing » by U. P. Hedrick
  • And if one of the nodes is unoccupied, then the machine's out of balance.
  • Extract from : « Pagan Passions » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The ligule is a distinct membrane and the nodes are glabrous.
  • Extract from : « A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses » by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
  • The second overtone requires three nodes, as in Fig. 137, 3.
  • Extract from : « How it Works » by Archibald Williams
  • The two points where the moon's orbit crosses the ecliptic are called her nodes.
  • Extract from : « Letters on Astronomy » by Denison Olmsted
  • And it is by no means sure that the rhythms will make their nodes in us, if we be not the centres of groups.
  • Extract from : « Instigations » by Ezra Pound
  • Cross-roads and squares take on contour, and gather up the nodes of their rhythms.
  • Extract from : « Instigations » by Ezra Pound
  • Then, too, no nodes such as the hypothesis calls for are visible.
  • Extract from : « Curiosities of the Sky » by Garrett Serviss
  • Some of these nodes are finished to represent the heads of animals.
  • Extract from : « Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia » by William Henry Holmes
  • It only took a week on the Boston ride before they had their third and fourth nodes.
  • Extract from : « Makers » by Cory Doctorow

Synonyms for nodes

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