Definition of at a rate of knotsBritish, informal
- We were bowling along the motorway at a rate of knots.
: to rebuke angrily or violently
: to drive away by scolding
: to voice angry reprimands
: reckoned value : valuation
: a fixed quantity
: to set an estimate on : value, esteem
: to determine or assign the relative rank or class of : grade
: an interlacement of the parts of one or more flexible bodies forming a lump or knob (as for fastening or tying together)
: the lump or knob so formed
: a tight constriction or the sense of constriction
: to tie in or with a knot : form knots in
: to unite closely or intricately : entangle
: either of two sandpipers (Calidris canutus and C. tenuirostris) that breed in the Arctic and winter in temperate or warm parts of the New and Old World
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