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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

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(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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