# What is node?

• (noun): Any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part.

### Some articles on node, nodes:

Node - Other Uses
... Node tribe, a community of pastoral nomads in India and Pakistan Node, a stop in a transportation system Node 4-Giordana Racing, a British cycling team Node Magazine, a literary project based ...
Bethe Lattice
... see below), introduced by Hans Bethe in 1935, is a connected cycle-free graph where each node is connected to z neighbours, where z is called the coordination ... It can be seen as a tree-like structure emanating from a central node, with all the nodes arranged in shells around the central one ... The central node may be called the root or origin of the lattice ...
Bidirectional Search - Description - Terminology and Notation
... It is from this set that a node is chosen for expansion ... In this metaphor, a 'collision' occurs when, during the expansion phase, a node from one wavefront is found to have successors in the opposing wavefront ... the non-leaf nodes of ...
Koorde - De Bruijn's Graphs
... In a d-dimensional de Bruijn graph, there are 2d nodes, each of which has a unique d-bit ID ... The node with ID i is connected to nodes 2i modulo 2d and 2i+1 modulo 2d ... Routing a message from node m to node k is accomplished by taking the number m and shifting in the bits of k one at a time until the number has been replaced by k ...
Koorde - Routing Example
... when a message needs to be routed from node “2” (which is “010”) to “6” (which is “110”), the steps are following Step 1) Node #2 ... Step 2) Node #5 routes the message to Node #3 (using its connection to 2i+1 mod8), shifts the bits left and puts “1” as the youngest bit (right side) ... Step 3) Node #3 routes the message to Node #6 (using its connection to 2i mod8), shifts the bits left and puts “0” as the youngest bit (right side) ...

### More definitions of "node":

• (noun): (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane.
• (noun): A connecting point at which several lines come together.
• (noun): (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network.
Synonyms: client, guest
• (noun): (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system.