weaver's knot


weaver's knot
noun
a hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)
Hypernyms: ↑hitch

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • weaver's knot — noun Date: 1532 sheet bend called also weaver s hitch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weaver's knot — /wivəz ˈnɒt/ (say weevuhz not) noun → sheet bend. Also, weaver s hitch …   Australian English dictionary

  • weaver's knot — noun a sheet bend used for joining threads in weaving …   English new terms dictionary

  • weaver's hitch — or weaver s knot n. SHEET BEND * * * …   Universalium

  • weaver's hitch — or weaver s knot n. SHEET BEND …   English World dictionary

  • weaver'sknot — weaver s knot n. See sheet bend. * * * …   Universalium

  • weaver's hitch — noun a hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye) • Syn: ↑sheet bend, ↑becket bend, ↑weaver s knot • Hypernyms: ↑hitch * * * noun see weaver s knot * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • knot — knot1 knotless, adj. knotlike, adj. /not/, n., v., knotted, knotting. n. 1. an interlacing, twining, looping, etc., of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a knob or lump, for fastening, binding, or connecting two cords together or a cord… …   Universalium

  • weaver — n. 1 a person whose occupation is weaving. 2 (in full weaver bird) any tropical bird of the family Ploceidae, building elaborately woven nests. Phrases and idioms: weaver s knot a sheet bend (see SHEET(2)) used in weaving …   Useful english dictionary

  • weaver's hitch — noun see weaver s knot …   New Collegiate Dictionary