Results for: Knot

In History of Maritime

Where does knots come from?

Knots is the form of measurement of the speed of boats. It wasoriginally measured by a board being dropped in the water with arope tied to it, the other end of the rope was ti ( Full Answer )
In Units of Measure

How fast is a knot?

One knot is one nautical mile per hour which is approximately 1.15mph. One knot is 6000 feet per hour 1 nautical mile per hour = 1.151 'regular' mile per hour(rounded)
In Domestic Dogs

What is knotting?

Answer . usually in reference to dog mating where the male dog penis develops a large "knot" at the end during mating.
In Conditions and Diseases

How do you get knots in back?

There are many ways that you can get knots in your back. You couldfor example just be too tense.
In Sailing

What is a knot in?

A piece of string or rope?! You are probably asking about the 'knots' used at sea as a measure of speed. One knot = one nautical mile per hour. Don't ever say 'knots per hour' ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

Is knotting the present tense of knot?

How it is used determines tense I think. Knot can be used in any tense There was a knot in my laces. There is a knot in my laces. I'm going to knot my laces. Past, present and ( Full Answer )
In Adjectives and Articles

Is knot an adjective?

No. The word knot is a noun, meaning a twist in a rope. The unit ofspeed 'knot' means "nautical mile per hour."
In Homographs Homonyms and Homophones

What is the homonym for knot?

Definition of NOT . A logical operator that produces a statement that is the inverse of an input statement..
In Knot Tying & Ropework

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 ( Full Answer )
In English Spelling and Pronunciation

How do you spell knot as in knot head?

That is the correct spelling used in the slang term "knothead" meaning a foolish person.