verb (used with object), knobbed, knob·bing.
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Origin of knob
OTHER WORDS FROM knobknoblike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH knobknob , nob
Words nearby knob
Example sentences from the Web for knob
There is some granularity, and companies can adjust the knob depending on specific needs.Teemyco creates virtual offices so you can grab a room and talk with colleagues|Romain Dillet|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
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.Crepe pans you’ll use for breakfast, lunch, and dinner|PopSci Commerce Team|September 3, 2020|Popular Science
With people touching their faces every two-and-a-half minutes, on average it’s easy to see how the virus gets on our hands, and then we can spread it to commonly used surfaces like door knobs, a plastic handle in the subway or someone else’s hand.
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.Dean Norris Deconstructs “Breaking Bad’s” Hank Schrader|Andrew Romano|September 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Terrified, she and her son cried as the man tried to turn the knob of the door where they hid.Zimmerman’s Twin Lakes Community Was on Edge Before Trayvon Shooting|Amy Green|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The numbers back up what I heard at places like the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot.
He grasped the knob, turned it and quickly threw the door open.The Passing of Ku Sui|Anthony Gilmore
When he reached the front door he just grabbed hold of the knob, twisted it, shoved open the door and barged right inside.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front|R. Sidney Bowen
She rose and, holding her letter to her bosom, closed her eyes and stood with a hand on the knob.In the Heart of a Fool|William Allen White
First Sybil went and hung a towel over the knob of the lock, so as to darken the key-hole of the door guarded by Purley.Cruel As The Grave|Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
"Keep it here for me until I see how long I'm to be away," answered Lloyd, her hand upon the knob.A Man's Woman|Frank Norris