stopper knot


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Noun1.stopper knot - a knot that prevents a rope from passing through a holestopper knot - a knot that prevents a rope from passing through a hole
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
Matthew Walker, Matthew Walker knot - a kind of stopper knot
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The figure-eight knot - a stopper knot much easier to undo than a thumb knot.
Experts said he had probably used a bowline knot rather than a figure of eight, which was more likely to slip unless a stopper knot was tied, the inquest heard.
This knot forms a good temporary stopper knot, which is easy to tie and untie.