half–knot

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌnät, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–knot

  1. :  a knot intertwining the ends of two cords and used in tying other knots

First Known Use of half–knot

1913


HALF–KNOT Defined for Kids

half–knot

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌnät, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–knot for Students

  1. :  a knot in which two rope ends are wrapped once around each other and which is used to start other knots

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