single knot


Examples of single knot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Available in three earthy colors to seamlessly match your outdoor decor, the Aquarest Spas Pumps Plug and Play Hot Tub has extremely powerful jets that won’t leave a single knot in your back muscles. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Feb. 2023 For decades, mathematicians had their eye on a candidate: the (2, 1) cable of the figure-eight knot, made by threading a second string along a figure-eight knot and then merging the two strings to make a single knot. Leila Sloman, Quanta Magazine, 2 Feb. 2023 Kylie's halter-style, string bikini features single knot details where the triangle cups meet the straps. Abby Dupes, Seventeen, 20 Oct. 2022 Moreover, a single knot can bound more than one Seifert surface. Quanta Magazine, 16 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of single knot was in 1825

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“Single knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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