English - Vietnamese Dictionary
knot /nɔt/Concise Dictionary
- 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
- cái đệm vai (để vác nặng) ((thường) porter's knot)
- mối ràng buộc
- the nuptial knot: mối ràng buộc vợ chồng, nghĩa vợ chồng
- (hàng hải) dặm, biển, hải lý
- ngoại động từ
- thắt nút (dây), buộc chặt bằng nút; thắt nơ
knotted|knotting|knotsnɑt /nɒtThesaurus Dictionary
+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
Advanced English 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.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
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.
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.
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.
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
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
loose, tight | granny, reef, slip, etc.
VERB + KNOT
Tie a knot in the rope.
| undo, untie | loosen, tighten
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