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See definition of nodule on Dictionary.com
  • as innode/nodule
  • as inswelling
  • as inblemish
  • as innode
  • as inbulb
  • as inbulge

synonyms for nodule

  • bud
  • bulge
  • bump
  • burl
  • clot
  • knob
  • lump
  • protuberance
  • swelling
  • tumor
See also synonyms for: nodules
  • blister
  • abscess
  • bump
  • bruise
  • tumor
  • sore
  • welt
  • inflammation
  • injury
  • contusion
  • knob
  • wale
  • dilation
  • ridge
  • hump
  • increase
  • pock
  • wart
  • protuberance
  • boil
  • node
  • distention
  • weal
  • carbuncle
  • enlargement
  • bulge
  • pimple
  • puff
  • puffiness
  • corn
  • pustule
  • bunion
  • tumescence
  • knurl
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How to use nodule in a sentence

Five bars covered in nodules roll with the motion of the foot.
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In the most common version of deep-sea mining, huge excavation robots scour the seabed for polymetallic nodules, small potato-sized clusters of key minerals such as cobalt and nickel.
THE BATTLE FOR THE OCEAN FLOORSEAN CULLIGANJULY 14, 2021OZY
That, of course, only applies to xenophyophores who don’t live on the nodules themselves, which will take tens of millions of years to form anew.
THE LARGEST CELLS ON EARTH - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYREBECCA R. HELMMAY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
Each nodule contains at its core a small piece of shell or fossil, which is surrounded by minerals growing like crystals on its surface.
THE LARGEST CELLS ON EARTH - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYREBECCA R. HELMMAY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
The process is shockingly slow, with the average nodule estimated to grow at a rate of a few centimeters every million years, and the slowest at only a few millimeters in that time.
THE LARGEST CELLS ON EARTH - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYREBECCA R. HELMMAY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
Mining involves tractor-sized vacuums attached by tubes to a ship above that suck nodules to the surface.
THE LARGEST CELLS ON EARTH - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYREBECCA R. HELMMAY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
Together with the other metals they contain, these polymetallic nodule fields are worth many billions of dollars.
THE LARGEST CELLS ON EARTH - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYREBECCA R. HELMMAY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
Doubtless, an eddy from this hole accounts for the deposit of snow and, by accretions, for the erection of the nodule.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
There had been a little nodule in his brain as there was a little nodule in Oliver's throat.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
The gland, which is seen as a nodule, is drawn forward with forceps.
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