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Meaning of knot

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a tight cluster of people or things; "a small knot of women
           listened to his sermon"; "the bird had a knot of feathers
           forming a crest"
      2: any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope
         (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
      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: {knot}, {gnarl}]
      5: a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters;
         historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of
         arc in latitude [syn: {nautical mile}, {mile}, {mi}, {naut
         mi}, {knot}, {international nautical mile}, {air mile}]
      6: soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or
         created by design [syn: {slub}, {knot}, {burl}]
      7: a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the
         southern hemisphere [syn: {knot}, {greyback}, {grayback},
         {Calidris canutus}]
      v 1: make into knots; make knots out of; "She knotted her
      2: tie or fasten into a knot; "knot the shoelaces"
      3: tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story" [syn: {ravel},
         {tangle}, {knot}] [ant: {ravel}, {ravel out}, {unknot},
         {unpick}, {unravel}, {unscramble}, {untangle}]

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