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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knotnɒt(n.; v.)knot•ted, knot•ting.

  1. (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

  2. a tangled mass; snarl.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. an ornamental piece of ribbon or similar material tied or folded upon itself.

    Category: Clothing

  4. a group or cluster of persons or things.

  5. the hard, cross-grained mass of wood at the place where a branch joins a tree trunk.

    Category: Botany

  6. a part of this mass showing in a piece of lumber.

  7. a small lump or swelling.

    Category: Biology

  8. a constriction or cramping, as of a muscle.

    Category: Pathology

  9. any of various fungal diseases of trees forming an excrescence or gnarl.

    Category: Plant Pathology

  10. an intricate or difficult matter; complicated problem.

  11. 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

  12. a bond or tie:

    the knot of matrimony.

  13. Math.

    Category: Math

    Ref: node (def. 6). 6

  14. (v.t.)to tie in a knot; form a knot in.

  15. to secure or fasten by a knot.

  16. to form protuberances or knobs in; make knotty.

  17. (v.i.)to become tied or tangled in a knot.

  18. 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



  1. either of two large sandpipers, Calidris canutus or C. tenuirostris, that breed in the Arctic and winter in the Southern Hemisphere.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of knot:

1425–75; late ME; orig. uncert.


  1. knotless(Adjective)

    Without knots.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knotless(adj)

    free from knots; without knots


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