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Definitions of knot:
  • noun:   a sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
  • noun:   any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
  • noun:   a tight cluster of people or things
    Example: "A small knot of women listened to his sermon"
  • noun:   something twisted and tight and swollen
    Example: "Their muscles stood out in knots"
  • noun:   a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
    Example: "The saw buckled when it hit a knot"
  • noun:   soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
  • noun:   a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
  • verb:   tie or fasten into a knot
    Example: "Knot the shoelaces"
  • verb:   make into knots; make knots out of
    Example: "She knotted der fingers"
  • verb:   tangle or complicate

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