Definition of Knotting

1. Verb. (present participle of knot) ¹



2. Noun. (mostly mathematics) The formation of a knot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knotting

1. a fringe made of knotted threads [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Knotting

knotholes
knotless
knotlike
knots
knottable
knotted
knotted marjoram
knottedness
knotter
knotters
knottier
knottiest
knottily
knottiness
knottinesses
knotting (current term)
knottings
knottle
knotty
knotty pine
knotweed
knotweeds
knotwork
knotworks
knotwort
knotworts
knouleche
knout
knouted
knouting

Literary usage of Knotting

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

1. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1907)
"His contribution is illustrated by drawings of affected hairs, which show at a glance the condition described, namely a pseudo-knotting and fraying of the ..."

2. Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)
"Other petticoats are made on a foundation consisting of two cords of twisted fibre, and the variations in knotting may be seen in fig. ..."

3. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1846)
"Next to mere idleness (said he), I think knotting is to be reckoned in the scale of insignificance; though I once attempted to learn knotting i: Dempster's ..."

4. Public School Methods (1921)
"... making eight pairs and four single spokes. These are woven around twice and then separated into singles. EXERCISES IN knotting ..."

5. A Spiritual Treasury for the Children of God: Consisting of a Meditation for by William Mason (1803)
"... knotting, that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, e~ccn as our Lord Jesus Christ hath ..."

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