Of, relating to, resembling, being, or situated near or at a node.
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Nodal Sentence Examples
Owing to the action of the moon on the earth, as it performs its monthly revolution in an orbit slightly inclined to the ecliptic, the centre of the earth itself deviates from the plane of the ecliptic in a period equal to that of the nodal revolution of the moon.
Heberden's nodes - firm swellings of the end joints of fingers, often painless when fully formed - the hallmark of nodal osteoarthritis.
Paper, parchment, or any other thin membrane stretched over a square, circular, &c., frame, when in the vicinity of a sufficiently powerful vibrating body, will, through the medium of the air, be itself made to vibrate in unison, and, by using sand, as in previous instances, the nodal lines will be depicted to the eye, and seen to vary in form, number and position with the tension of the plate and the pitch of the originating sound.
Heberden 's nodes - firm swellings of the end joints of fingers, often painless when fully formed - the hallmark of nodal osteoarthritis.
The plate is then bowed at the edge and is thrown into vibration between nodal lines or curves and the sand is thrown from the moving parts or ventral segments into these lines, forming " Chladni's figures."