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  • Knurled — (n[^u]rld), a. 1. Full of knots; gnarled. [1913 Webster] 2. Milled, as the head of a screw, or the edge of a coin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knurled — [adj] knotted bumpy, coarse, gnarled, knobby, knotty, rough; concepts 485,606 …   New thesaurus

  • knurled — adjective 1. : gnarled the knurled swollen knuckles of his other hand Norman Mailer 2. : provided with knurls a knurled thumbscrew …   Useful english dictionary

  • knurled — knurl ► NOUN ▪ a small projecting knob or ridge. DERIVATIVES knurled adjective. ORIGIN apparently from High German knorre knobbed protuberance …   English terms dictionary

  • knurled — adjective see knurl …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • knurled — /nerrld/, adj. 1. having small ridges on the edge or surface; milled. 2. having knurls or knots; gnarled. [1605 15; KNURL + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • knurled — Synonyms and related words: burled, gnarled, gnarly, knobbed, knobbly, knobby, knoblike, knotted, knotty, knurly, lumpy, nodal, noded, nodiform, nodose, nodular, nodulated, noduled, nubbled, nubbly, nubby, studded, torose, tubercular, tuberculous …   Moby Thesaurus

  • knurled — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. knotty, knobby, bumpy, gnarled, warty. ANT.: smooth …   English dictionary for students

  • knurled — see GNARLED …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • knurled — adj. knotty, gnarled; ridged, serrated, jagged …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knurled — adj 1. ridged, notched, corrugated, milled, serrated. 2. knurly, gnarled, gnarly, knotty, knarred, knarry, nodose; lumpy, bumpy, humpy, nodulous; warty, papillose, tuberous; bossed, embossed, chased, carunculated …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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