Meaning of NODE in English


node /nəʊd $ noʊd/ BrE AmE noun [countable] technical

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: nodus 'knot, node' ]

1 . the place on the stem of a plant from which a leaf or branch grows

2 . a place where lines in a network cross or join

3 . a part of a computer network where messages can be received or sent

4 . a ↑ lymph node

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