DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Knot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Knotting.]
 1. To tie in or with, or form into, a knot or knots; to form a knot on, as a rope; to entangle. Knotted curls.”
    As tight as I could knot the noose.   --Tennyson.
 2. To unite closely; to knit together.
 3. To entangle or perplex; to puzzle. [Obs. or R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a tight cluster of people or things; "a small knot of women
           listened to his sermon"
      2: any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope
         (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another
      3: a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a
         branch emerged; "the saw buckled when it hit a knot"
      4: something twisted and tight and swollen; "their muscles
         stood out in knots"; "the old man's fists were two great
         gnarls"; "his stomach was in knots" [syn: gnarl]
      5: a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the
         distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852
         meters [syn: nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, international
         nautical mile, air mile]
      6: soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or
         created by design [syn: slub, burl]
      7: a sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and winters in the
         southern hemisphere [syn: grayback, Calidris canutus]
      v 1: make into knots; make knots out of; "She knotted der
      2: tie or fasten into a knot; "knot the shoelaces"
      3: tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story" [syn: ravel, tangle]
         [ant: unravel, unravel]
      [also: knotting, knotted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See knot