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Spanish translation of “knot”

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knot

noun /not/
a lump or join made in string, rope etc by twisting the ends together and drawing tight the loops formed
nudo
She fastened the string round the parcel, tying it with a knot.
a lump in wood at the join between a branch and the trunk
nudo
This wood is full of knots.
a group or gathering
grupo, corrillo
a small knot of people
a measure of speed for ships (about 1.85 km per hour).
nudo
knotty adjective ( comparative knottier, superlative knottiest) containing knots.
nudoso
(of a problem etc) difficult
espinoso
a knotty problem.
Translations of “knot”
in Korean 매듭…
in Arabic عُقْدة…
in French noeud, groupe…
in Italian nodo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繫結物, (繩等的)結…
in Russian узел, узел (количество морских миль в час)…
in Turkish düğüm, deniz mili, uçak…
in Polish węzeł, supeł…
in Portuguese nó…
in German der Knoten, der Astknorren, der Haufen…
in Catalan nus…
in Japanese 結び目…
in Chinese (Simplified) 系结物, (绳等的)结…
(Definition of knot from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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