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knob

(nob),
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.

knob

Microbiology
A specialised membrane modification by which Plasmodium falciparum-infected red blood cells to adhere to vascular epithelium, resulting in relative blood stasis in less well-oxygenated tissues.
 
Vox populi-UK
Slang for penis; or a person who is acting obnoxiously, aggressively or rudely.

Vox populi-US
A bump; a handle (as in doorknob).

knob

(nob)
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.

knob

(nob)
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.
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Let's go get a cup of coffee," Knobby said, so we followed him into his office, through his clothing and souvenir shop, and up the stairs to his restaurant.
Tsuji's analysis showed that Bunostegos was actually more closely related to older and more primitive pareiasaurs, leading to two conclusions: first, that its knobby noggin was the result of convergent evolution, and second, that its genealogical lineage had been isolated for millions of years.
After some searching, several sources for affordable solid wheelbarrow tires were located, and to make things even better, we found they were also available in ribbed, knobby and smooth treads for garden carts, hand trucks, mowers and numerous other applications.
The Throne Room tour concludes at an overlook of Kartchner's most magnificent feature, Kubla Khan, a thick, knobby tower that rises 58 feet from the floor of the Throne Room (which itself is 70 feet high).
They bloom like delicately branching sea anemones, extending tendrils in all directions toward synapses, the knobby communication connections between neurons.
Without doubt, the most celebrated of all ancient chestnuts is the knobby old stager at Tortworth,' writes the book's author, landscape photographer Archie Miles.
His hands are skinny with red and knobby knuckles,"" said a friend.
The company, which asked not to be identified so as not to alert potential competitors, is making coextruded HDPE knobby sheet averaging 24 mils thick that's said to have a compressive strength of 5200 lb/sq ft.
The Wollemi has a "highly unusual" brown, knobby, cork-like bark, and, unlike other conifers, its leaves are a light green.
Here he has developed a distinctive, knobby artistic style as well as several unique applications of new moldmaking techniques and materials to facilitate the faithful bronze reproductions of his difficult-to-cast work.
Other vehicles in the series include Drift Kings, bringing the rubber burning excitement of the Tokyo drift circuit to fan's driveways, and the Flashfire, an off-road buggy that's absolutely "off the scale" with four-wheel drive, multi-terrain knobby tires, a drive unit with a differential for traction, front and rear oil-filled suspension.
The kid could slash his tires or dump a pound of sugar in his gas tank," Knobby said.