Definition of Loop knot. Meaning of Loop knot. Synonyms of Loop knot

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Definition of Loop knot

Loop knot
Loop Loop, n. [Cf. Ir. & Gael. lub loop, noose, fold, thong, bend, lub to bend, incline.] 1. A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc., through which another thread, cord, etc., can be passed, or which a hook can be hooked into; an eye, as of metal; a staple; a noose; a bight. That the probation bear no hinge, nor loop To hang a doubt on. --Shak. 2. A small, narrow opening; a loophole. And stop all sight-holes, every loop from whence The eye of Reason may pry in upon us. --Shak. 3. A curve of any kind in the form of a loop. 4. (Telegraphy) A wire forming part of a main circuit and returning to the point from which it starts. 5. (Acoustics) The portion of a vibrating string, air column, etc., between two nodes; -- called also ventral segment. Loop knot, a single knot tied in a doubled cord, etc. so as to leave a loop beyond the knot. See Illust. of Knot.

Meaning of Loop knot from wikipedia

- usually a curve or loop. Knots that can be tied without access to either end of the rope are called knots in the bight. To tie a knot with a bight is to...
- bends, loop knots, and splices: a hitch fastens a rope to another object; a bend fastens two ends of a rope to each another; a loop knot is any knot creating...
- butterfly loop, also known as lineman's loop, butterfly knot, alpine butterfly knot, Swiss loop and lineman's rider, is a knot used to form a fixed loop in the...
- Angler's loopknot which forms a fixed loop. Useful for fine or slippery line, it is one of the few loop knots which holds well in bungee cord Arbor knot –...
- withdraw a loop. There is but one knot entitled to the name; any others having a similar feature are merely "slipped" knots. — The Ashley Book of Knots The slip...
- Book of Knots The stevedore knot is the figure-eight knot with two half twists added before the end is finally stuck. The figure-eight loop is used like...
- The constrictor knot is one of the most effective binding knots. Simple and secure, it is a harsh knot that can be difficult or impossible to untie once...
- a loop (bight) and joining the loops with a second half hitch. The size of the loops and the length of the exposed ends are adjusted when the knot is...
- bowline (/ˈboʊlɪn/ or /ˈboʊlaɪn/) is an ancient and simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope. It has the virtues of being both easy...
- The artillery loop is a knot with a loop on the bight for non-critical purposes. The artillery loop must have the loop loaded or it will slip and contract...