Definition of Slipknot

1. Noun. A knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made.

Generic synonyms: Knot
Group relationships: Noose, Running Noose, Slip Noose, Gin, Noose, Snare
Specialized synonyms: Windsor Knot



Definition of Slipknot

1. n. knot which slips along the rope or line around which it is made.

Definition of Slipknot

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of slip knot) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slipknot

1. a type of knot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slipknot

slipcoat
slipcover
slipcovered
slipcovering
slipcovers
slipdress
slipdresses
slipe
sliped
slipes
slipform
slipformed
slipforming
slipforms
sliping
slipknot (current term)
slipknots
slipless
slipmat
slipmats
slipout
slipouts
slipover
slipovers
slippage
slippages
slipped
slipped capital femoral epiphysis
slipped disc
slipped discs

Literary usage of Slipknot

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1. Riding: on the Flat and Across Country: A Guide to Practical Horsemanship by Matthew Horace Hayes (1882)
"j With double reins, if the rider wishes to use only one, ( he may put a slipknot (Fig. 8) on the other, at the desired | length, so that he may have it ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1837)
"Mad as a March hare,' ejaculated slipknot, in an under tone ; then he added, ... slipknot took the hint, and departed. When he was gone, Martin resumed the ..."

3. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"In the last-named device the slipknot is kept in position by pegs, ... A passing beast puts his foot into the slipknot, the sapling springs back, ..."

4. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"In the last-named device the slipknot is kept in position by pegs, ... A passing beast puts his foot into the slipknot, the sapling springs back, ..."

5. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"In the last-named device the slipknot is kept in position by pegs, ... A passing beast puts his foot into the slipknot, the sapling springs back, ..."

6. Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy: Principles and Techniques by Camran Nezhat (2000)
"The excess suture is trimmed at the end of the slipknot. The slipknot is pushed into the trocar and onto the tissue to be sutured. ..."

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