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slip knot

Syllabification: slip knot

Definition of slip knot in English:

noun

1A knot that can be undone by a pull.
Example sentences
  • Techniques have been introduced to prevent overdrainage, such as using tight sutures that can be released either by pulling a slip knot or cutting with a laser.
  • Release the slip knot which has kept the sled anchored to a tree, and the adrenaline rush is as good as you'd get flooring the accelerator in a Ferrari.
  • They had some black friends who had perfected a trick of making a noose that really had a slip knot to it.
2A running knot.

Words that rhyme with slip knot

cannotforget-me-not

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