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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.
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
or slip′ knot`,
a knot that slips easily along the cord or line around which it is made.
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|Noun||1.||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
Windsor knot - a wide triangular slipknot for tying a tie