"nodes" in the noun sense
a connecting point at which several lines come together
2. node, knob, thickening
any thickened enlargement
3. node, leaf node
botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge
physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system
astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
6. lymph node, lymph gland, node
the source of lymph and lymphocytes
any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part
8. node, client, guest
computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
"nodes" in the verb sense
express or signify by nodding
"He nodded his approval"
lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
"The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer"
let the head fall forward through drowsiness
"The old man was nodding in his chair"
sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
"the flowers were nodding in the breeze"
be almost asleep
"The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"
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