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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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Much of the fishing world was at one point better-schooled in which knots work best.
Oliver O'Reilly, a Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering, whose lab conducted the research, said in the statement: "We were able to show that the weak knot will always fail and the strong knot will fail at a certain time scale, but we still do not understand why there's a fundamental mechanical difference between those two knots.
Some authors believe that 3D power sonography may be helpful in the diagnosis of the umbilical cord knots especially in the 3rd trimester.
Mohan and Venkatachalapathy tried to classify and identify the knots on wood.
Two knots (links) in space can be deformed intoeach other (ambient isotopy) if and only if their projections can be transformed into one another by planar isotopy and the three Reidemeister moves.
This knot is asymmetrical so it does not convey an overly formal appearance and due to its smaller and slightly elongated shape, it looks good on shirts with narrow spread collars or button down collar dress shirts.
Large varieties of knots evolved over the centuries as vessels became more and more sophisticated.
That's because spontaneous knots seem to be prevalent in nature, especially in biological molecules.
1) There are many types of sliding and non-sliding arthroscopic knots described in the literature that vary with ease of tying, profile, and fixation strength.
Bates said she got the idea for her project by talking to her physics teacher about rope climbing, knots and ropes.
All full-size lumber contains natural characteristics such as knots and slope of grain that affect mechanical properties.
Most people place one half-granny knot on top of another, which results in either a notoriously unstable granny knot or a very stable reef knot, depending on whether the two half-knots have the same or opposite orientation,'' said Polster.
Indeed, hardly a day goes by when we don't use knots, whether it's tying our shoes, wrapping a gift, untangling an extension cord, or dealing with the unexpected loose ends in our lives.
Today, service providers use a myriad of technologies for collecting an d transporting these services from the network edge to the metro hubs and Metro networks end up looking like complicated knots.
We don't give much thought to ropes and knots until we lose something over the side or off the top.