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o′verhand knot′


n.
a simple knot of various uses that slips easily. Also called single knot.
[1830–40]
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This fact and the words that had cautioned me that danger lay beyond the KNOTS convinced me that the rope had been severed since my friend had placed it as my guide, for I had but passed a single knot, whereas there had evidently been two or more in the entire length of the cord.
Tie the fringes in a single knot at the top of the fringes.
There was a lot I was yet to learn about the types of lace caps, types of hair and tinting techniques, single knot versus double knot strands, silky versus kinky styles, hair length and density.
Dubbed 'single-stranded origami,' their new strategy uses one long, thin noodle-like strand of DNA, or its chemical cousin RNA, that can self-fold -- without even a single knot -- into the largest, most complex structures to date.
While learning a single knot can net a bounty of attractive pieces, the possibilities are endless with a few basic knots.
For example, if U and V are single knot vectors, the T-B-spline surfaces have [C.sup.2] continuity in both directions.
Take the outside thread farthest to your right; pass it over and behind the thread next to it; push the end through the resulting hole; and pull tight to form a single knot. 7.
Take the outside thread furthest to your right; pass it over and behind the thread next to it; push the end through the resulting hole; and pull tight to form a single knot. 7.
To simplify the procedure, van Velthoven introduced a laparoscopic running suture technique with a single knot, [sup][12] which was popular all around the world.
Design Graph: The pattern for each carpet is drawn on a squared sheet where every square corresponds to one single knot. The weaver follows this design plate as a guideline, both for the colouring and the layout of the carpet.
Thread a 12 Sharps needle with Nymo D thread and tie both ends into a single knot so that the needle is double threaded.
ABRAHAM'S TIP: When tying up the duck, instead of making a single knot you should wrap the strings around each other 3-4 times.

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