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Synonyms for knot

tighten

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tie the knot

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Synonyms for knot

that which unites or binds

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

a part that protrudes or extends outward

an unevenness or elevation on a surface

a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

to make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

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a tight cluster of people or things

a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged

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something twisted and tight and swollen

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a unit of length used in navigation

soft lump or unevenness in a yarn

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a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

tie or fasten into a knot

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In its 12th annual year, The Knot continues its longstanding tradition of supporting local wedding vendors with The Knot Best of Weddings, a by-couples, for-couples guide to the top wedding professionals across the country.
Anglers would tie their favorite knot and could see how it performed, as tested by the machine.
The knot stretches and then relaxes in response to that force.
2 True knot of umbilical cord is associated with four fold increase risk of intrauterine foetal death.
These stages included the acquisition of desired wood images of finding defects, normalization of images and removal of noises, feature extraction, and classification of knot which means the digitization of defects.
8m and with seller financing provided by Knot in the form of a loan in the amount of approximately USD 12.
Once the Kelvin's Theory of Vortex Atoms was discarded, the knot theory merges as a part of Physics and then relegated to Mathematics.
The halfA[degrees]Windsor knot is a symmetrical knot that looks like an inverted triangle with the tip cut off that goes well on shirts with mediumA[degrees] width spread collars.
Before the knot becomes too tight, slide your second finger under the rope that is being pulled.
Complex calculations are made relating to how the crushing, chafing and bending forces hold a knot in place and reduce the strength of the rope.
Smith told him that he should take it only if he could find a practical use for it--some kind of knot experiment.
In arthroscopic shoulder surgery, arthroscopic knot tying is often needed for suture anchor repair of labral lesions, rotator cuff tears, side-to-side repair of the rotator cuff, rotator interval closure, and capsular plication.
Our goal is to continue to grow the business for both companies using the synergies we have for both models," David Liu, chief executive officer of The Knot, told HFN.
Deftly illustrated to provide young readers with an invaluable guide through a beautiful bird's long and perilous journey, Red Knot maps the Red Knot's annual migration, and includes a collection of intriguing information and facts about Red Knots including its shorebird relatives, western hemisphere geography, bird banding information, and more.
Bates' project studied ``knot efficiencies'' - rope knots and their effects on the rope's strength.