Knob (noun)

  1. A rounded projection or protuberance, especially one used for grasping.
  2. A round handle for turning or opening a door or drawer.


Middle english, from old english cnæb; akin to old high german knopf knob.


  1. I opened the door with a twist of the doorknob.
  2. The knobs on the old dresser were made of brass.
  3. The chef adjusted the heat on the stove using a knob.
  4. The stereo volume was controlled by a large knob.
  5. The ancient temple door had a bronze knob shaped like a snake.
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