Definition of running knot in English:

running knot

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noun

A knot that slips along the rope and changes the size of a noose.
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  • The second way to make a noose is to tie a running knot (a simple knot or hitch) round the standing part of the rope in a way that pulling on the knot-side closes the loop.

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