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Significado de “knot” - Diccionario Inglés

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knotnoun [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] (MEASUREMENT)

specialized sailing, engineering, environment a ​measure of the ​speed of ​ships, ​aircraft, or ​movements of ​water and ​air. One knot is one nauticalmileperhour: a ​topspeed of about 20 knots

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knotverb

uk   /nɒt/  us   /nɑːt/ (-tt-)
(Definition of knot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "knot" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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knotnoun [C]

 us   /nɑt/
  • knot noun [C] (FASTENING)

a ​fastening made by ​tying together a ​piece or ​pieces of ​string, ​rope, ​cloth, etc.: Wrap this ​string around the ​package and then ​tie a knot. fig. She’s so ​nervous, her ​stomach is in knots (= ​feelstight and ​uncomfortable).
  • knot noun [C] (GROUP)

a ​group of ​people or things: After the ​game, ​disappointed knots of ​peopledrifted away.
  • knot noun [C] (WOOD)

a hard, ​darkarea on a ​tree or ​piece of ​wood where a ​branch was ​joined to the ​tree
  • knot noun [C] (MEASUREMENT)

a ​measure of ​speed for ​ships, ​aircraft, or ​movements of ​water and ​airequal to ​approximately 6076 ​feet (1.85 ​kilometers) an ​hour
knot
verb [I/T]  us   /nɑt/ (-tt-)
[T] He knotted his ​tiecarefully.
(Definition of knot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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knotnoun [C]

uk   us   /nɒt/
MEASURES a ​measure of the ​speed of ​ships, ​aircraft, or ​movements of water and ​air. One knot is ​approximately 1.85 ​kilometresper hour: The ​flighttakes an hour, ​flying at 140 knots.
tie the knot
if two or more ​companiestie the knot, they ​join to become one ​company: The two ​airlinecompaniesfinallyagreed to ​tie the knot after last-minute ​haggling over ​ownership.
(Definition of knot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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