slipknot

noun slip·knot \ ˈslip-ˌnät \

Definition of slipknot

:a knot that slips along the rope or line around which it is made; especially :one made by tying an overhand knot around the standing part of a rope — see knot illustration

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SLIPKNOT Defined for English Language Learners

slipknot

noun

Definition of slipknot for English Language Learners

  • : a knot that can slide along the rope around which it is made and that is tightened by pulling on one end


SLIPKNOT Defined for Kids

slipknot

noun slip·knot \ ˈslip-ˌnät \

Definition of slipknot for Students

:a knot made by tying the end of a line around the line itself to form a loop so that the size of the loop may be changed by slipping the knot

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