Definition of Flat knot

1. Noun. A square knot used in a reef line.

Exact synonyms: Reef Knot
Specialized synonyms: Granny, Granny Knot
Generic synonyms: Square Knot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flat Knot

flat chat
flat chest
flat coat
flat condyloma
flat earther
flat earthers
flat feet
flat file
flat files
flat flap
flat hand
flat iron
flat irons
flat junction
flat junctions
flat knot (current term)
flat lock
flat locks
flat out
flat papular syphilid
flat pea
flat pelvis
flat plate
flat rate
flat rates
flat revertant
flat silver
flat solid
flat space
flat spaces

Literary usage of Flat knot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"J. COCKLE. 2, Pump-court, Temple, August 12, 1850. OX THE flat knot. ... A watch-ribbon is folded up into a flat knot of five edges; show that the sides of ..."

2. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1850)
"flat knot. ВТ PROFESSOR DAVIES. Many of the most ordinary phenomena in physics ... Though the "flat knot" is far from being the most difficult thing of this ..."

3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"The best knot to employ in the ligation of tissue and in the insertion of sutures is the ordinary reef or flat knot. Care should be taken, especially in the ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Surgery: Designed for Students and Practitioners by George Tully Vaughan (1903)
"In securing ligatures and sutures three kinds of knots are in use, —namely, the reef or flat knot, the surgeon's knot, and the common or granny's knot. ..."

5. Athenian Lekythoi: With Outline Drawing in Glaze Varnish on a White Ground by Arthur Fairbanks (1907)
"The hair falls loosely in front of her ear and is gathered in a flat knot behind. In the field at the right hangs a sakkos with trefoil strings. ..."

6. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"J. COCKLE. 2, Pump-court, Temple, August 12, 1850. OX THE flat knot. ... A watch-ribbon is folded up into a flat knot of five edges; show that the sides of ..."

7. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1850)
"flat knot. ВТ PROFESSOR DAVIES. Many of the most ordinary phenomena in physics ... Though the "flat knot" is far from being the most difficult thing of this ..."

8. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"The best knot to employ in the ligation of tissue and in the insertion of sutures is the ordinary reef or flat knot. Care should be taken, especially in the ..."

9. The Principles and Practice of Surgery: Designed for Students and Practitioners by George Tully Vaughan (1903)
"In securing ligatures and sutures three kinds of knots are in use, —namely, the reef or flat knot, the surgeon's knot, and the common or granny's knot. ..."

10. Athenian Lekythoi: With Outline Drawing in Glaze Varnish on a White Ground by Arthur Fairbanks (1907)
"The hair falls loosely in front of her ear and is gathered in a flat knot behind. In the field at the right hangs a sakkos with trefoil strings. ..."

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