knit /ˈnɪt/ 動詞
Knit, v. i.
1. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.
2. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
To knit up, to wind up; to conclude; to come to a close. “It remaineth to knit up briefly with the nature and compass of the seas.” [Obs.]
Knit, n. Union knitting; texture.
Knit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knit or Knitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Knitting.]
1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
A great sheet knit at the four corners. --Acts x. 11.
When your head did but ache,
I knit my handkercher about your brows. --Shak.
2. To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit stockings.
3. To join; to cause to grow together.
Nature can not knit the bones while the parts are under a discharge. --Wiseman.
4. To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.
Thy merit hath my duty strongly knit. --Shak.
Come, knit hands, and beat the ground,
In a light fantastic round. --Milton (Comus).
A link among the days, toknit
The generations each to each. --Tennyson.
5. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
He knits his brow and shows an angry eye. --Shak.
n 1: a fabric made by knitting [syn: knitted fabric]
2: a basic knitting stitch [syn: knit stitch, plain, plain
3: needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of
connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by
machine [syn: knitting, knitwork]
v 1: make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf"
2: tie or link together [syn: entwine]
3: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She
puckered her lips" [syn: pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple]
[also: knitting, knitted]