knurl

noun
\ ˈnər(-ə)l How to pronounce knurl (audio) \

Definition of knurl

1 : a small protuberance, excrescence, or knob
2 : one of a series of small ridges or beads on a metal surface to aid in gripping

Other Words from knurl

knurled \ ˈnər(-​ə)ld How to pronounce knurled (audio) \ adjective
knurly \ ˈnər-​lē How to pronounce knurly (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of knurl

1608, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for knurl

probably blend of knur and gnarl

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The first known use of knurl was in 1608

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