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noun as in lump, handle

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They are easy to swap out in seconds with a quick-release knob.

Using the two buttons in the front and single knob to control the grind amount, you have full control over your coffee.

WTB’s Venture hits the sweet spot with a fast-rolling center tread pattern for pavement and sturdy edge knobs that instill confidence when turning on sandy or rocky gravel roads.

There is some granularity, and companies can adjust the knob depending on specific needs.

It’s super easy to use, just plug it in, set your desired temperature with the control knob, wait until the “ready” indicator light turns on, and pour your batter.

All a thief had to do was take off the dial knob on the safe and place the little joker on inside of it.

Then, after carefully replacing the knob, it could be left there undetected.

But it was still the place where Kandynce did not need eyesight to find a door or a drawer or a knob.

When Hank comes home and has a little sip of the Knob Creek--it was in that scene.

Terrified, she and her son cried as the man tried to turn the knob of the door where they hid.

The lone pine on the stone cap of Gander Knob waved its farewell, and we clattered down the long slope into the great world.

A stop-knob bearing the inscription, "Noli me tangere" (touch me not), was attached to the console.

Mrs. Ducksmith parted her smooth black hair in the middle and fastened it in a knob at the back of her head.

The shorter native had his hair collected into a knob at the top of his head, which gave him a ferocious appearance.

The mayorʼs symbol of office is a cane with a silver knob, plated ferrule, and black cord and tassels.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knob, such as: doorknob, latch, lever, bulge, bulk, and bump.

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