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knob

knob

 
pronunciation:
nab
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rounded protrusion, such as a doorknob, drawer pull, or mechanical switch.
 
similar words:
boss, grip, handle, hold, nub, protrusion, protuberance, pull
definition 2: a rounded hill, esp. one that stands alone.
synonyms:
knoll
similar words:
hill, hillock, mound, rise
derivations: knobbed (adj.), knoblike (adj.)