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knurl

knurl

 
pronunciation:
nuhrl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a knot or protuberance, as on a tree; gnarl.
similar words:
knot
definition 2: a small ridge, esp. one of a series of ridges that make an object easier to grip.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: knurled, knurling, knurls
definition: to create knurls in or on.