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Overview of noun knot

The noun knot has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) knot

(a tight cluster of people or things; "a small knot of women listened to his sermon"; "the bird had a knot of feathers forming a crest")

2. (2) knot

(any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object)

3. (1) knot

(a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged; "the saw buckled when it hit a knot")

4. knot, gnarl

(something twisted and tight and swollen; "their muscles stood out in knots"; "the old man's fists were two great gnarls"; "his stomach was in knots")

5. nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air mile

(a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude)

6. slub, knot, burl

(soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design)

7. knot, greyback, grayback, Calidris canutus

(a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere)


Overview of adj knotted

The adj knotted has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) knotted

(tied with a knot; "his carefully knotted necktie")

2. gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed

(used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick")

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