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knob

Geography a round hill or knoll or morainic ridge

Knob

1. A protuberance, useful or ornamental, which forms the termination of an isolated member; a handle, more or less spherical, used for operating the mechanism for opening a door.
2. A protuberance, whether useful or ornamental, that forms the termination of an isolated member; also a handle that is more or less spherical, used for operating the mechanism for opening a door.
See also: Ornament

What does it mean when you dream about a knob?

Knobs may symbolize turning issues or conditions around so that the dreamer can get a handle on things again. The knob is also a symbol for a threshold, for passing from one condition to another.

knob

[näb]
(design engineering)
A component that is placed on a control shaft to facilitate manual rotation of the shaft; sometimes has a pointer or markings to indicate shaft position.
(geology)
A rounded eminence, such as a knoll, hillock, or small hill or mountain, and especially a prominent or isolated hill with steep sides.
A peak or other projection at the top of a hill or mountain.

knob

1. A handle, more or less spherical, usually for operating a lock.
2. A similar protuberance, useful or ornamental, such as a boss.
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Description: Ornament flat tesselat to knoblike without elated bulges in C/IV according to KARL (1998); processus cardinus masculi anterior single, processus cardinus masculi posterior in pairs.
Carapace long and narrow, with deeply emarginate nuchal; neurals comparatively short and wide, with a type of hexagonals 6B according to KARL & TICHY (2005), and with a strongly knoblike keel.
High magnification of the maturing virus particles showed a rosette appearance with short knoblike spikes under both the scanning electron and atomic force microscopes.
The knoblike spikes surrounding the coronavirus were clearly visible.
Gaps exist in both chromosome sequences around the knoblike centromeres.