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Definition 1: a round handle - [noun denoting artifact]

(knob is a kind of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

(... is a kind of knob ) a knob used to release the catch when opening a door (often called `doorhandle' in Great Britain)

(... is a kind of knob ) (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes

"the organist pulled out all the stops"

Definition 2: a circular rounded projection or protuberance - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for knob in the sense of this definition

(knob is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is a kind of knob ) a small knob

(... is a kind of knob ) flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point

Definition 3: an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for knob in the sense of this definition

(knob is a kind of ...) something used to beautify

(... is part of knob) the handle of a sword or dagger

Definition 4: any thickened enlargement - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for knob in the sense of this definition

(knob is a kind of ...) a shape that curves or bulges outward

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