Definition of Knots

1. Noun. (plural of knot) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of knot) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knots

1. knot [v] - See also: knot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Knots

knosp
knosps
knot
knot diagram
knot span
knot spans
knot theory
knotberries
knotberry
knothole
knotholes
knotless
knotlike
knots (current term)
knottable
knotted
knotted marjoram
knottedness
knotter
knotters
knottier
knottiest
knottily
knottiness
knottinesses
knotting
knottings
knottle

Literary usage of Knots

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

1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1912)
"DENVER—Same as Chattanooga ; speed, 16.75 knots. Launched June, 1902. ... 26.52 knots. Launched June, 1907. SALEM—Same as Birmingham; speed, 25.95 knots. ..."

2. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1898)
"Firstclass armored cruisers: Giuseppe Garibaldi, Varese, both of 6840 tons and 13000 IHP, and 20 knots speed. JAPAN.—Second-class cruiser: Takasago, ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1898)
"First-class battle-ships: Ammiraglio di Saint Bon, Emanuele Filiberto, both of 9800 tons, 13500 IHP, and 18 knots speed. First- class armored cruisers: ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"at 30 knots the resistance is about 17J tons; the effective horse-power is ... But while the destroyer under her trial conditions actually reaches 30 knots, ..."

5. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"Of knots and ' coiling ' in timber. The strongest wood is that which is without knots and smooth, and it is also the fairest in appearance.3 Wood becomes ..."

6. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"warrant the assumptions that (1) the central mass was overwhelmingly large, (2) the knots were quite irregular in size and very unequal in distance from the ..."

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