Definition of Knobs
1. Noun. (plural of knob) ¹
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Definition of Knobs
1. knob [n] - See also: knob
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Literary usage of Knobs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"manufacturer* makes a ball-bearing spindle to which the knobs are attached by the ... This type gives perfect action to the knobs, and eliminates end-play, ..."
2. Shifting Shoals and Shattered Rocks: How Man Has Transformed the Floor of by John L. Chin, Florence L. Wong, Paul R. Carlson (2004)
"Several of these rock knobs posed a serious hazard to navigation and have been ... West-central San Francisco Bay in particular has several such rock knobs, ..."
3. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1906)
"to the trade as " spun knobs," they are made of two pieces of metal, ... Spun knobs are less expensive than cast knobs, and cannot be made without a bead or ..."
4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"The oak-knobs cannot be employed in this manner as they are commonly worm-eaten and rotten ... Some knobs are of an uncommon fize, and make a tree have a ..."
5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"Stamped and Spun-Metal knobs.—knobs made of sheet metal have lately come into extensive use, ... Plain and ornamental steel knobs are illustrated in Fig. ..."
6. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"Usually in the course of half an hour, the protrusion of little round or roundish, more or less light colored, knobs takes place. ..."