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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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Each year, Knob Noster students welcome more than 250 military-transitioning students and help them quickly integrate into their new school setting.
The outer, bigger knob (think big numbers) sets the whole numbers, before the decimal point.
Then simply pull up on the spring-loaded knob and move the "2" (in my case since I chose a 200-yard zero) to align with the zero mark on the turret base.
As already mentioned there is relatively lack of data of the size of the aortic knob in Indian population, so in this study we design to find out the normal diameter of the aortic knob in a mixed population of Bankura district of West Bengal.
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I did change the direction of the little arrow pointed on the scope knob to avoid confusion, however.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study revealed factors that improve the performance of synthetic fibrin knobs, which bind to holes on fibrinogen molecules to prevent blood clot.
The Ore Knob Mine site is comprised of three main areas affected by mining, EPA Region 4 spokeswoman Dawn Harris-Young reported.
First, prior to installation of the retention knob, the test fixture was positioned on the toolholder shank and all three indicators resting on the flange of the toolholder were adjusted to 0.
Supplied from stock in lobe, wing or star knob shapes in industry standard sizes, the high quality products can be manufactured in other shapes to customers' specifications.