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How fast is a knot?

One knot is one nautical mile per hour   1 knot is approximately 1.15 mph.
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What is a pine knot?

A pine knot is the knot in the pattern of milled pine lumber. 'Knotty Pine' is more expensive than Number Two Common Pine because of the patterns created by those knots.
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What is knot mean?

1. one or more pieces of rope or thread twisted and tied together  2. difficulty, hard problem 3. hard lump in wood 4. measure of  speed for ships 5. little dense substance (MORE)

What are back knots?

Knots, also called myofascial trigger points are described as hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle that are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers. (MORE)

What is the speed of a knot?

1.15 mph=1 knot ------------------------------------------- Knot (symbol kn) is a speed of one nautical mile per hour. Knot isnot a metric unit but is an "accepted" unit. Kno (MORE)

What is isis knot?

"We do not know the exactly the origin of the Isis knot, which  seems to illustrate a knotted piece of cloth, though initially its  hieroglyphic sign was perhaps a variant o (MORE)

What are hitch knots?

These are knots that are used to secure a rope to a post, hook, ring, poles or rail part in the actual tying. they are able to withstand high level of parallel strain. S (MORE)
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Why use knots?

If you mean for speed of a marine vessel it is because a nautical mile and a land mile are not the same distance.
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