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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ He could sit in his palace like the sun at the nodal point of an array of beams of light.
▪ The primary effect of the nodal description above is of inaccessibility to the reader.
▪ These classifications are able to separate groups of nodal lymphomas with a clear correlation between morphological features and clinical behaviour.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Nodal \Nod"al\, a. Of the nature of, or relating to, a node; as, a nodal point.

Nodal line, Nodal point, in a vibrating plate or cord, that line or point which remains at rest while the other parts of the body are in a state of vibration.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1831, from node + -al (1). Related: Nodality.


a. Of the nature of, or relating to, a node.

Nodal (software)

Nodal is a generative software application for composing music. The software is produced at the Centre for Electronic Media Art (CEMA), Monash University, Australia. It uses a novel method for the notation and playing of MIDI based music. This method is based around the concept of a user-defined graph. The graph consists of nodes (musical events) and edges (connections between events). The composer interactively defines the graph, which is then traversed by any number of virtual players that play the musical events as they encounter them on the graph. The time taken by a player to travel from one node to another is based on the length of the edges that connect the nodes.


Nodal may refer to:

  • Nodal, a protein encoded by the gene NODAL and responsible for left-right asymmetry
  • Nodal (software), a novel music composition program

Usage examples of "nodal".

This network must provide total situational awareness and supporting nodal analysis that enables U.

Properly detailed nodal analysis of this knowledge grid will enable the shutting down of specific functions or all essential functions near simultaneously.

This network must provide total situational awareness and nodal analysis that enables U.

Properly detailed nodal analysis of this grid of knowledge and vulnerability will enable the shutting down of specific or all essential functions nearly simultaneously.

French scientists who were all keen tennis players, and none of whom had had any interest in explaining these nodal points to Laney, who came to feel that he served as a kind of native guide.

I could almost believe there might actually be something to that nodal point bullshit.

Perhaps the whole of DatAmerica possessed its own nodal points, info-faults that might be followed down to some other kind of truth, another mode of knowing, deep within gray shoals of information.

Slitscan itself, Laney suspected, might be one of those larger nodal points he sometimes found himself trying to imagine, an informational peculiarity opening into some unthinkably deeper structure.

The nodal point was gone, and a certain subtle reduction had taken place.

The nodal points seemed to form when something might be about to change.

Ships in nearing these islands and making the observations already pointed out, will greatly assist in determining the increase of oscillation proceeding westward from the nodal point of the two great European systems.

The trade routes that had once converged on the great harbours, and later on the great airports, had finally dispersed into an intricate web-work covering the whole world with no major nodal points.

This makes possible the existence of lines of mathematical singularity, nodal lines of magnetic flux which will not affect the wave functions of other particles, and which therefor, will, no be observable.

It is sufficient to say that, although nodal lines themselves are not observable, their points of termination assume physical reality.

On the face of it, this should be the nodal point, communications-wise, for the tower structure.