Significado de “knot” - Diccionario Inglés

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 nautical mile per hour:

a top speed 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)

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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 (= feels tight and uncomfortable).

knot noun [ C ] (GROUP)

a group of people or things:

After the game, disappointed knots of people drifted away.

knot noun [ C ] (WOOD)

a hard, dark area 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 air equal to approximately 6076 feet (1.85 kilometers) an hour

knot
verb [ I/T ] us /nɑt/ -tt-

[ T ] He knotted his tie carefully.

(Definition of “knot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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knotnoun [ C ]

uk /nɒt/ us

MEASURES a measure of the speed of ships, aircraft, or movements of water and air. One knot is approximately 1.85 kilometres per hour:

The flight takes an hour, flying at 140 knots.
tie the knot

if two or more companies tie the knot, they join to become one company:

The two airline companies finally agreed to tie the knot after last-minute haggling over ownership.

(Definition of “knot” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)