What does unknot mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick(verb)

    become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

    "unravel the thread"


  1. unknot(Noun)

    In knot theory, a loop that is not knotted.

  2. unknot(Verb)

    To undo (a knot).

  3. Origin: From un- + knot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unknot(verb)

    to free from knots; to untie


  1. Unknot

    The unknot arises in the mathematical theory of knots. Intuitively, the unknot is a closed loop of rope without a knot in it. A knot theorist would describe the unknot as an image of any embedding that can be deformed, i.e. ambient-isotoped, to the standard unknot, i.e. the embedding of the circle as a geometrically round circle. The unknot is also called the trivial knot. An unknot is the identity element with respect to the knot sum operation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unknot

    un-not′, v.t. to free from knots: to untie.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unknot in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unknot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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