pertaining to or of the nature of a node.
Origin of nodal
Related formsno·dal·i·ty, nounmul·ti·nod·al, adjectivepost·nod·al, adjective
First recorded in 1825–35; node
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Examples from the Web for nodal
Historical Examples of nodal
All the roads of his speculation start from that nodal point in the story of man.
But no other raider was in sight; there was no other “nodal centre” of gun-fire and searchlights.
He has another name, Nodal Wehlinmuk, which means “salt in the south.”
He was their nodal point, their focus, their expression in a single term.
Every point which he marks is the nodal point for numberless relations.
British Dictionary definitions for nodalDerived Formsnodality, nounnodally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for nodal
1831, from node + -al (1). Related: Nodality.
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Of, relating to, resembling, being, or situated near or at a node.
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