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Engelsk navneord: knot

1. knot (om gruppe) a tight cluster of people or things


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA small knot of women listened to his sermon.
The bird had a knot of feathers forming a crest.


Mindre specifikke termerbunch, clump, cluster, clustering

2. knot (om genstand) any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object


Mindre specifikke termerfastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast


Mere specifikke termerbarrel knot, blood knot, bow, bowknot, carrick bend, clove hitch, figure eight, figure of eight, fisherman's bend, fisherman's knot, Gordian knot, half hitch, hawser bend, hitch, loop knot, love knot, lover's knot, lovers' knot, overhand knot, prolonge knot, sailor's breastplate, sheepshank, slipknot, square knot, stopper knot, surgeon's knot, true lover's knot, true lover's knot, true lovers' knot, truelove knot, Turk's head

3. knot (om masse el. substans) a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe saw buckled when it hit a knot.


Mindre specifikke termerwood


Omfatter disse overordnede termerboard, plank

4. knot (om form) something twisted and tight and swollen


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir muscles stood out in knots.
The old man's fists were two great gnarls.
His stomach was in knots.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gnarl


Mindre specifikke termerdistorted shape, distortion

5. knot (om mængde el. mål) a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)air mile, international nautical mile, mi, mile, naut mi, nautical mile


Mindre specifikke termernautical linear unit

6. knot (om egenskab) soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)burl, slub


Mindre specifikke termerraggedness, roughness

7. knot (om dyr) a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Calidris canutus, grayback, greyback


Mindre specifikke termersandpiper


Tilhører disse overordnede termerCalidris, genus Calidris


Engelsk udsagnsord: knot

1. knot (om tilvejebringelse) make into knots; make knots out of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe knotted her fingers.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercreate from raw material, create from raw stuff


Mere specifikke termermacrame

2. knot (om relation) tie or fasten into a knot


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKnot the shoelaces.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbind, tie

3. knot (om relation) tangle or complicate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA ravelled story.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ravel, tangle


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerenlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ravel, ravel out, unknot, unpick, unravel, unravel, unscramble, untangle









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