Knob

Science / Geology / Knob: A small hilltop that is round in shape.

Other Words for Knob

Knob Verb Synonyms: boss, stud, protuberance, projection, protrusion, handle
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Knobbies

Technology / Motorcycle / Knobbies: The type of tires used by supercross and motocross racers. These tires have large square knobs of rubber tread that are designed and arranged in various ways to best grab the dirt. Sometimes mechanics MORE

Choke

Entertainment / Bowling / Choke: Failing to perform in a positive manner when the pressure was on the player. To perform poorly in an important situation because of nerves. To become over-anxious and miss badly. MORE

Rack And Pinion Focusing

Entertainment / Photography / Rack And Pinion Focusing: Mechanical focusing system used on copying or monorail cameras. A pinion engages a rack on a slide. Focusing is achieved by turning a knob or wheel, which moves the lens or image panel. MORE

Potentiometer

Technology / Home Audio / Potentiometer: A three-terminal variable resistor. Two terminals connect to the ends of a flat resistor, while the third terminal is attached to a moveable contact that interfaces with the resistive element. The mov MORE

Paddle

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Paddle: The wide portion above the blade of a goalie's stick. MORE

Enrichener

Technology / Motorcycle / Enrichener: The Enrichener is a device that restricts the air intake to result in a richer fuel mixture which assists in starting the engine. This is a term used by Harley-Davidson. Another, more commonly used, t MORE

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