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Definition of 'node'


  1. a connecting point at which several lines come together
  2. any thickened enlargement
       Synonyms: knob thickening
  3. (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system
       Antonyms: antinode
  4. (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
  5. the source of lymph and lymphocytes
       Synonyms: lymph node lymph gland
  6. any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part
  7. (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
       Synonyms: client guest

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