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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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Subcategories of a major category chosen with the larger knob
It was easy to swap out the factory knob with the Custom XR simply by loosening three small Allen screws, removing the factory knob and installing the Custom XR.
Thread sealant will keep a screw from coming loose from the knob, but it won't necessarily stop the knob from twisting.
During the early years of the Knob Creek subgun matches, the entrants who used an M16/9mm or an Uzi occasionally won but those who entered with an HK MP5 tended to dominate the winner's circle.
This leaves the new position of the elevation knob projected left and the former windage knobs projected upward.
The coarse focusing action is very smooth under load, and fine focus achieved by tweaking the fine focus knob.
Mix with 1 can coconut milk and then melt jaggery to taste - start with a good knob - and poor into the bowl.
Barker, postdoctoral fellow Sarah Stabenfeldt and School of Computational Engineering graduate student Jared Gossett investigated the interactions between holes and short synthetic peptides modeled after real fibrin knob sequences.