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knot

noun [C] uk   /nɒt/ us    /nɑːt/

knot noun [C] (FASTENING)

C2 a join made by tying together the ends of a piece or pieces of string, rope, cloth, etc.: to tie a knot
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knot noun [C] (MASS)

a tight mass, for example of hair or string: Alice's hair is always full of knots and tangles.

knot noun [C] (GROUP)

a small group of people standing close together: Knots of anxious people stood waiting in the hall.

knot noun [C] (WOOD)

a small hard area on a tree or piece of wood where a branch was joined to the tree

knot noun [C] (MEASUREMENT)

specialized sailing, engineering, environment a measure of the speed of ships, aircraft, or movements of water and air. One knot is one nautical mile per hour: a top speed of about 20 knots
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knot

verb uk   /nɒt/ us    /nɑːt/ (-tt-)

knot verb (FASTEN)

[T] to tie in or with a knot: He caught the rope and knotted it around a post.

knot verb (FORM MASS)

[I] to form a tight, hard, rounded mass: His muscles knotted (= swelled) with the strain.
knotted
adjective uk   /ˈnɒt.ɪd/ us    /ˈnɑː.t̬ɪd/
a knotted rope
Traducciones de “knot”
en coreano 매듭…
en árabe عُقْدة…
en francés noeud, groupe…
en turco düğüm, deniz mili, uçak…
en italiano nodo…
en chino (tradicionál) 繫結物, (繩等的)結…
en ruso узел, узел (количество морских миль в час)…
en polaco węzeł, supeł…
en español nudo, grupo, corrillo…
en portugués nó…
en alemán der Knoten, der Astknorren, der Haufen…
en catalán nus…
en japonés 結び目…
en chino (simplificado) 系结物, (绳等的)结…
(Definition of knot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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