knob /ˈnɑb/ 名詞
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.
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.
Knob, v. i. To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed. [Obs.]
n 1: a circular rounded projection or protuberance [syn: boss]
2: a round handle
3: any thickened enlargement [syn: node, thickening]
4: an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or
dagger [syn: pommel]
[also: knobbing, knobbed]