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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : made by intertwining threads in a series of connected loops
            rather than by weaving; "knitted garments"; "a
            hand-knitted sweater"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See knit