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1. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • lobe
  • fig leaf
  • rosette
  • serrate leaf
  • floral leaf
  • scale leaf
  • venation
  • verdure
  • parted leaf
  • leafage
  • foliage
  • compound leaf
  • leaf blade
  • cataphyll
  • entire leaf
  • simple leaf
  • crenate leaf
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • sporophyl
  • pitcher
  • greenery
  • parallel-veined leaf
  • blade
  • prickly-edged leaf
  • runcinate leaf
  • dandelion green
  • amplexicaul leaf
  • emarginate leaf
  • sporophyll
  • plant organ
  • lobed leaf
  • dentate leaf
  • leaf shape
  • erose leaf
  • pad
  • parenchyma

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • respectful

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Leaf Node

  • overflowed
  • explode
  • bestrode
  • plateaued
  • overrode
  • implode
  • forebode
  • busload
  • bestowed
  • unload
  • unbowed
  • strode
  • reload
  • outmode
  • out-mode
  • methode
  • m-code
  • kanode
  • encode
  • decode
  • commode
  • c-code
  • stowed
  • snowed
  • slowed
  • shrode
  • grode
  • glowed
  • gloede
  • flowed

Example sentences of the word leaf-node


1. Noun Phrase
Make the cuts within 1/4 inch above a branch intersection or leaf node.

2. Noun Phrase
Cut approximately 1/4 inch below a leaf node at a 45- to 60-degree angle.

3. Noun Phrase
Place cuts at least a quarter inch above a leaf node to encourage continued branching.

4. Noun Phrase
Place the cut down to the point of healthy plant tissue and just above a leaf node or bud.

2. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] (botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge.

Synonyms

  • leaf node
  • stem
  • plant process
  • enation

Antonyms

  • connected
  • separation
  • incoherence
  • disconnectedness

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

3. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] a connecting point at which several lines come together.

Synonyms

  • connexion
  • link

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • undock

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

4. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

5. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network.

Synonyms

  • client
  • guest
  • computer
  • computing device
  • information processing system
  • computing machine
  • electronic computer
  • data processor

Antonyms

  • ride
  • rear
  • moderating
  • simple

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

6. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] any thickened enlargement.

Synonyms

  • convex shape
  • knob
  • thickening

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • detach
  • dissociate

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

7. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] the source of lymph and lymphocytes.

Synonyms

  • circulatory system
  • cardiovascular system
  • lymphoid tissue
  • bubo
  • lymph node
  • lymph gland
  • Peter's gland
  • axillary node
  • immune system
  • Peyer's patch

Antonyms

  • apex
  • antapex
  • apoapsis
  • zenith

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

8. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part.

Synonyms

  • solid body substance

Antonyms

  • nadir
  • point of apoapsis

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

9. node

noun. ['ˈnoʊd'] (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane.

Synonyms

  • celestial point
  • descending node

Antonyms

  • ascending node
  • unrelatedness
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • nodus (Latin)

10. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book).

Synonyms

  • interleaf
  • written language
  • page
  • piece of paper
  • sheet
  • folio
  • black and white
  • flyleaf
  • sheet of paper

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • uncover
  • color
  • unfold

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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