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slipknot

slip·knot

 (slĭp′nŏt′)
n.
1. A knot made with a loop so that it slips easily along the rope or cord around which it is tied.
2. A knot made so that it can readily be untied by pulling one free end. In both senses also called running knot.

slipknot

(ˈslɪpˌnɒt)
n
1. (Knots) Also called: running knot a nooselike knot tied so that it will slip along the rope round which it is made
2. (Knots) a knot that can be easily untied by pulling one free end

slip′knot`

or slip′ knot`,



n.
a knot that slips easily along the cord or line around which it is made.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slipknot - a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
running noose, slip noose, noose - a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
noose, gin, snare - a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
Windsor knot - a wide triangular slipknot for tying a tie
Translations

slipknot

[ˈslɪpnɒt] Nnudo m corredizo

slipknot

[ˈslɪpˌnɒt] nnodo scorsoio