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bow·line knot

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  1. bowline, bowline knotnoun

    a loop knot that neither slips nor jams


  1. bowline knot

    A bowline knot is a type of loop knot that is secure and strong, typically used in sailing to fasten a rope around an object, such as a post or a ring. Known for its reliability and stability, the knot tightens under load and can easily be untied after release. It is so named because it was used to tie the bowline (the edge of a square sail towards the bow) so the wind could not force the sail back over the ship's side.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowline knot in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowline knot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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