Definitions for knotless
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
knotnɒt(n.; v.)knot•ted, knot•ting.
(n.)an interlacing, looping, etc., of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a knob, for fastening two cords together or a cord to something else.
Category: Navy, Textiles
a tangled mass; snarl.
Category: Common Vocabulary
an ornamental piece of ribbon or similar material tied or folded upon itself.
a group or cluster of persons or things.
the hard, cross-grained mass of wood at the place where a branch joins a tree trunk.
a part of this mass showing in a piece of lumber.
a small lump or swelling.
a constriction or cramping, as of a muscle.
any of various fungal diseases of trees forming an excrescence or gnarl.
Category: Plant Pathology
an intricate or difficult matter; complicated problem.
a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile or about 1.15 statute miles per hour. a unit of 47 feet 3 inches (13.79 m) on a line, marked off in knots, formerly used to measure distance. a nautical mile.
Category: Nautical, Navy
a bond or tie:
the knot of matrimony.
Ref: node (def. 6). 6
(v.t.)to tie in a knot; form a knot in.
to secure or fasten by a knot.
to form protuberances or knobs in; make knotty.
(v.i.)to become tied or tangled in a knot.
to form knots or joints.
Origin of knot:
bef. 1000; ME knot(te), OE cnotta, c. MLG knotte, MHG knotze knob, knot; akin to OHG chnoto, ON knūtr knot
either of two large sandpipers, Calidris canutus or C. tenuirostris, that breed in the Arctic and winter in the Southern Hemisphere.
Origin of knot:
1425–75; late ME; orig. uncert.
free from knots; without knots
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