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knot /nɔt/
  • danh từ
    • nút, nơ
      • to make a knot: thắt nút, buộc nơ
    • (nghĩa bóng) vấn đề khó khăn
      • to tie oneself [up] in (into) knots: gây cho bản thân những khó khăn phức tạp
    • điểm nút, điểm trung tâm, đầu mối (một câu chuyện...)
    • mắt gỗ, đầu mấu; đốt, khấc (ngón tay...)
    • nhóm, tốp (người); cụm; (cây)
      • to gather in knots: họp lại thành nhóm
    • u, cái bướu
    • cái đệm vai (để vác nặng) ((thường) porter's knot)
    • mối ràng buộc
      • the nuptial knot: mối ràng buộc vợ chồng, nghĩa vợ chồng
    • to tie the nuptial knot
      • lấy nhau
    • (hàng hải) dặm, biển, hải lý
    • ngoại động từ
      • thắt nút (dây), buộc chặt bằng nút; thắt nơ
      • nhíu (lông mày)
      • kết chặt
      • làm rối, làm rối beng
      • nội động từ
        • thắt nút lại
      Concise Dictionary
      knotted|knotting|knotsnɑt /nɒt
      +a tight cluster of people or things
      +any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
      +a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
      +something twisted and tight and swollen
      +a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
      +soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
      +a sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
      +make into knots; make knots out of
      +tie or fasten into a knot
      +tangle or complicate

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 snarl, gnarl, tangle; tie, bond:
      I cannot loosen this knot.
      2 collection, assemblage, aggregation, congregation, crowd, cluster, bunch, gathering, company, band, gang, crowd, throng:
      A small knot of people were standing in front of my painting.
      3 fasten, tie, bind, secure, lash, tether, affix, fix, attach:
      I knotted the rope around his neck.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      in string / rope
      1 a join made by tying together two pieces or ends of string, rope, etc: to tie a knot + Tie the two ropes together with a secure knot. + Make a knot at the end of the string. + (figurative) hair full of knots and tangles (= twisted in a way that is difficult to comb) + Sailors had to know lots of different knots.
      of hair
      2 a way of twisting hair into a small round shape at the back of the head: She had her hair in a loose knot.
      in wood
      3 a hard round spot in a piece of wood where there was once a branch
      group of people
      4 (written) a small group of people standing close together: Little knots of people had gathered at the entrance.
      of muscles
      5 a tight, hard feeling in the stomach, throat, etc. caused by nerves, anger, etc: My stomach was in knots. + I could feel a knot of fear in my throat.
      speed of boat / plane
      6 a unit for measuring the speed of boats and aircraft; one NAUTICAL MILE per hour
      Idioms see RATE n., TIE v.
      + verb (-tt-)
      tie with knot
      1 [VN] to fasten sth with a knot or knots: He carefully knotted his tie. + She wore a scarf loosely knotted around her neck.
      2 [V] to become twisted into a knot
      Synonym: TANGLE
      3 [VN] to twist hair into a particular shape: She wore her hair loosely knotted on top of her head.
      4 if muscles, etc. knot or sth knots them, they become hard and painful because of fear, excitement, etc: [V] She felt her stomach knot with fear. [also VN]
      Idioms: get knotted (BrE, spoken, slang) a rude way of telling sb to go away or of telling them that you are annoyed with them
      Collocation Dictionary


      loose, tight | granny, reef, slip, etc.

      VERB + KNOT

      do, tie
      Tie a knot in the rope.
      | undo, untie | loosen, tighten

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