not vs knot

not knot

Definitions

  • 1) Unary logical function NOT, true if input is false, or a gate implementing that negation function.
  • 2) obsolete Shorn; shaven.
  • 3) Negates the meaning of the modified verb.
  • 4) To no degree
  • 5) In no way; to no degree. Used to express negation, denial, refusal, or prohibition.
  • 6) A word used to express negation, prohibition, denial, or refusal.
  • 7) [Obs. or Colloq.] only.
  • 8) negation of a word or group of words
  • 9) Toshave;shear;poll.
  • 10) And not.
  • 11) slang Used to indicate that the previous phrase was meant sarcastically or ironically.

Definitions

  • 1) Mathematics A closed loop that is embedded in three-dimensional space and that can be intertwined with or tangled in itself, but that cannot intersect itself.
  • 2) A unit of speed, one nautical mile per hour, approximately 1.85 kilometers (1.15 statute miles) per hour.
  • 3) A feeling of tightness.
  • 4) A protuberant growth or swelling in a tissue.
  • 5) A tight cluster of persons or things.
  • 6) Either of two migratory sandpipers of the genus Calidris that breed in Arctic regions, especially the red knot.
  • 7) A distance of one nautical mile.
  • 8) A complex problem.
  • 9) A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
  • 10) Mathematics A closed loop that is embedded in three-dimensional space and that can be intertwined with or tangled in itself, but that cannot intersect itself.
  • 11) A unifying bond, especially a marriage bond.
  • 12) A hard place or lump, especially on a tree, at a point from which a stem or branch grows.
  • 13) Nautical A division on a log line used to measure the speed of a ship.
  • 14) A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
  • 15) A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
  • 16) Nautical A division on a log line used to measure the speed of a ship.
  • 17) The round, often darker cross section of such a lump as it appears on a piece of cut lumber.
  • 18) The ring-plover, Ægialitis hiaticula, whose habits on the beach resemble those of the knot.
  • 19) A tuft, as of grass.
  • 20) A flower-bud.
  • 21) An interlacement of parts of a cord, rope, or any flexible strip, formed by twisting the ends about each other, and then drawing tight the loops thus formed; also, a similar interlacing of two or more cords, threads, etc.: a bunch of threads or thread-like things entangled together.
  • 22) The robin-snipe; the red-breasted or gray-backed sandpiper, Tringa canutus, a bird of the snipe family, Scolcpacidæ:
  • 23) A node in a stem, or any node-like expansion in a stem, pod, etc.
  • 24) In brush-making, a tuft of bristles ready to be fastened into a hole in the stock.
  • 25) In musical instruments of the lute, viol, and similar classes, same as rose 1, 15.
  • 26) In architecture, same as knob.
  • 27) In anatomy, a ganglion; a node; a plexus.
  • 28) In lithol., a small concretion or aggregation of mineral matter, or imperfectly developed crystal, found occasionally in schistose rocks, appearing to be the result of contact metamorphism. Knots of this kind sometimes occur crowded together in large numbers, so as to give a knotty appearance to what otherwise would be a quite smooth slaty surface. Such slate is called knotted slate or schist (in German knotenschiefer). The knots are sometimes simply segregations of ferruginous material around a small fragment of the slate; sometimes more or less distinctly formed crystals, andalusite being the most common mineral thus occurring. This peculiar formation is well shown in the eastern Vosges and in the lake district of England.
  • 29) An excrescence on a trunk or root; a gnarl or knur.
  • 30) Something resembling a knot in its complication, its protuberancy, or its rounded form.
  • 31) The hard, cross-grained mass of wood formed in a trunk at the insertion of a branch; particularly, the round, gnarly formation resulting from a branch being broken off and the tissues growing around its stump. This stump often decays, or falls out in cutting, leaving a knot-hole.
  • 32) In mech., same as knote.
  • 33) Specifically A piece of ribbon, lace, or the like folded or tied upon itself in some particular form, used as an ornamental adjunct to a costume, or to a sword, a cane, etc.: as, a knot of ribbon; a breast-knot; a shoulder-knot.
  • 34) To gather in knots; unite as in a knot.
  • 35) To cover the knots of: a preliminary process in painting on wood, so that the knots shall not show through.
  • 36) To fasten or secure by a knot.
  • 37) To remove the knots from, as a woven fabric, by pulling them out with small tweezers.
  • 38) To knit knots for fringe; produce fancy work made by tying knots in cords. Compare knotting, knotwork, knotted-bar work.
  • 39) Toformflower-buds.
  • 40) To cover (metals, etc.) with knotting. See knotting, 3.
  • 41) To unite or knit closely.
  • 42) To form knots or joints, as in plants.
  • 43) To form flower-buds.
  • 44) Hence To entangle; perplex.
  • 45) To complicate or tie in a knot or knots; form a knot or knots in or on: as, to knot a cord or a handkerchief.
  • 46) To become snarled or entangled.
  • 47) To snarl or entangle.
  • 48) To cause to form a knot or knots.
  • 49) To tie in or fasten with a knot or knots.
  • 50) To form a knot or knots.

Examples

  • 1) Maybe he is not finished just yet?
  • 2) not a single one plans a cut.
  • 3) What she was trying to say is this is not something she recommends.
  • 4) She wanted not their love but their attention and forgiveness.
  • 5) It may not go away that easily.
  • 6) They really did not want to let him go but felt they were forced to.
  • 7) You may not need to use all the stock.
  • 8) We are not afraid of any team.
  • 9) Or it may not mean very much at all.
  • 10) Things have not gone her way this season but there have been excuses.
  • 11) This is not just a matter of taxes.
  • 12) not one of the four healthy sons did a stroke.
  • 13) We can not have something like this in my view happen again.
  • 14) Some local residents did not want to comment.
  • 15) Yet it is not going to be plain sailing in the coming months.
  • 16) Turns out they did not really need him.
  • 17) The options presented here are certainly not exhaustive.
  • 18) Some were not afraid to complain if investments did not live up to their expectations.
  • 19) These young props have emerged not so much from the shadows as the back of beyond.
  • 20) But this is not the way to do it.
  • 21) We hope that will not happen but this is uncharted territory.
  • 22) You do not get big wins in world football any more.
  • 23) The success of their efforts may not be known for some time.
  • 24) They need looking after not just now but consistently.
  • 25) Times when the range is not used are increasingly infrequent and rarely coincide with ideal surfing conditions.
  • 26) Yesterday he was not quite so boisterous.
  • 27) They had better not dare fold like they did in the last two games.
  • 28) It is not known whether she is still on the list.
  • 29) Pictures are not always better on the radio.
  • 30) note also that in their press release they name Amazon as their "valuable customer for a long time" not us the readers and that's a main sticking point, for Macmillan readers *are not* the customers, while for Amazon they are and that's another essential reason to support Amazon btw.
  • 31) I'm also not into the vampire thing at all..not one bit.
  • 32) If I'm really evil, might I not stand back and *not* heal a party member so that I can loot a "friend's" backpack?
  • 33) I will say, given the almost painful descriptive attempts at the island that Congressman Johnson was making, that regardless of whether he is currently on medication or not he should *not* be actively participating in any context of duty if that is an example of his reasoning and interrogative abilities.
  • 34) You stated above'' I do not sympathize with terrorists sounds like admission to me,,not denial!
  • 35) My biggest fear is not that I will not be able to retire until I am 70 — it is that I will be foced to take retirement get laid-off at 55 and *not* be able to work until I turn 70.
  • 36) So I make it a point not to be there..not to be in that spot.
  • 37) Of course this email references AR4 emails, which are clearly not deleted, since they make up the vast majority of the hacked dump, so were clearly *not* deleted...
  • 38) Please note that the position of the Bush-Cheney cabal has been that anybody they detain is *not* a POW, but a, well, ... ah, ‘terrorist’, in a ..... well, not a war, except as they say itis.
  • 39) In his speech last night, not only did Edwards * not* congratulate O (which was seriously unprofessional), but he kept banging on the fact that he has "backbone" -- a not very subtle hint that the "lover" O doesn't have the inner fire/willingness to fight.
  • 40) ‘not only are we not allowed to cycle any more, we are not allowed to ride the trams either.’
  • 41) ‘On what grounds Pilger is supposed to be disturbed we are not allowed to know.’
  • 42) ‘Showmans Guild will not be allowed to change terms and conditions of membership.’
  • 43) ‘Now it turns out that certain people were not allowing him to do what he judged was best.’
  • 44) ‘We feel developers should not be allowed to get away with extensions like this.’
  • 45) ‘The charity has said it may have to look for a site outside the county if work is not allowed to go ahead at the country park.’
  • 46) ‘And she was not allowed to leave the building through the front door for most of the day.’
  • 47) ‘Boozers in three of the area's busiest pubs will not be allowed to have a fag with their pint from next year.’
  • 48) ‘We're not even allowed to put satellite dishes up but they're putting up a massive tower.’
  • 49) ‘Anyone deemed unfit to travel due to alcohol will not be allowed on the coach.’
  • 50) ‘The court would not have allowed her release if she was a risk to the public.’
  • 51) ‘They expressed a wish to do a parachute jump from the tower then but were not allowed.’
  • 52) ‘Having been out of the team for so long, he will not allow himself to rely on this change of fortune lasting.’
  • 53) ‘Wilmut and his team insist they will not allow the cloned embryos to develop beyond an early stage.’
  • 54) ‘The police claim that the jury was not allowed to hear much important evidence.’
  • 55) ‘I will not allow my extremely young Juliet to have caffeine before the performance.’
  • 56) ‘Here was someone who did not allow the horrific hand of commercialism to dilute his message.’
  • 57) ‘We know how dangerous the volcano is and we must not allow it to claim any more lives.’
  • 58) ‘Kimberley was not allowed on the main road, but had decided to tag along on her pink mountain bike.’
  • 59) ‘I feel saddened that we live in a society where innocent mistakes are not allowed.’
  • 60) ‘You are warned not to touch the banisters in the empty, crumbling flats of Craigmillar.’
  • 61) ‘Members of the public are warned not to try to coax down the eagle themselves.’
  • 62) ‘His civil servants have been warned not to ask him to do anything sedentary on July 2.’
  • 63) ‘He came over to the UK, but Warner in London warned him not to go south of the river.’
  • 64) ‘However, Lisa comes right back on the offensive and warns her not to say a thing.’
  • 65) ‘Young people are warned not to give out any personal details that could be used to identify them.’
  • 66) ‘I have been given a sign today, and it would be remiss of me not to warn the rest of you.’
  • 67) ‘The supervisor warned me not to use my phone in the store, but said nothing about me being fired.’
  • 68) ‘Waldi warns us not to set up our beds outside the camp tonight as hyenas and jackals prowl this area.’
  • 69) ‘It is warning consumers not to forget about these charges when they choose a credit card.’
  • 70) ‘We were warned not to use the upper floor as it was considered unsafe and was closed to the public.’
  • 71) ‘The doctor admitted she had forgotten to warn me not to fly soon after a procedure.’
  • 72) ‘Families on an estate have been warned not to do any gardening after a toxic waste alert.’
  • 73) ‘That should warn people not to write us off but it should also serve as a reminder to our own fans.’
  • 74) ‘In Lima, a Peruvian guide warned us not to go out on foot and, if so, to walk briskly.’
  • 75) ‘A spokeswoman for the Environment Agency urged the public not to touch any dead fish.’
  • 76) ‘They told me to keep mother and baby warm and not to touch the umbilical cord.’
  • 77) ‘When her neighbours heard her screaming in pain, they decided not to get involved.’
  • 78) ‘Scotland's public galleries seem determined not to allow such a situation to recur.’
  • 79) ‘They have recognised the need to save and reopen the Odeon, not to allow it to be replaced by a herb garden.’
  • 80) ‘Mum Allison is hoping to hear news today on whether or not she can donate bone marrow to Joshua.’
  • 81) ‘Travel pages disclose if the writer was a guest of the organizers of the tour or not.’
  • 82) ‘It's been reported that he also looks after a lady, whether he knows her or not.’
  • 83) ‘Still in two minds, though I think it might end up depending on whether it's raining or not.’
  • 84) ‘It took me forever to decide whether or not I wanted to post a weekend post on my blog.’
  • 85) ‘I can assure you, like it or not, I will post often and certainly more than just five times!’
  • 86) ‘It doesn't really matter if you like the movie or not, just going for the ride is a hoot.’
  • 87) ‘I will be a hundred years old before they decide whether they actually want to develop it, or not.’
  • 88) ‘The question isn't really whether editors can be granted copyright for their work or not.’
  • 89) ‘I will be making my decision on whether to stand for Mayor or not in the next few weeks.’
  • 90) ‘One thing we can all be sure is being collected, part of the village or not, is our council tax each month.’
  • 91) ‘Brain damage or not, she was going to walk, talk and get her life back on track.’
  • 92) ‘Regardless of whether or not you work from home, a small study area is a useful addition to a property.’
  • 93) ‘I don't go out much, I just sit at home and wait to hear if she's at the unit or not.’
  • 94) ‘All incidents where glass was damaged were included whether reported to the police or not.’
  • 95) ‘We've got to start making changes to the way we live, whether we like it or not.’
  • 96) ‘The system is so complicated that if people are awarded a credit, there is no way of knowing if it is right or not.’
  • 97) ‘The days are gone when I am going to get nervous about games or worry about whether or not I play well.’
  • 98) ‘Believe it or not, there are people out there who think we need more television.’
  • 99) ‘I'm not knocking the luckless officer, who is going to be in trouble whether or not he had a beer.’
  • 100) ‘The blue haired girl stood in silence not hearing a single word the doctor had just spoke.’
  • 101) ‘There wasn't a single bad performance all night, not a single dropped note or missed key.’
  • 102) ‘Instead, it is moving in reverse, which to American minds must be worse than not moving at all.’
  • 103) ‘I have a friend who likes even my bad sermons, but not even he liked my sermon that day.’
  • 104) ‘For more than an hour, I sat with an empty cup and not one single passer-by even glanced at me.’
  • 105) ‘Drugs are very, very dangerous, not because they are bad, but because they are good.’
  • 106) ‘One in particular could have had a really bad outcome had it not been for a smoke alarm.’
  • 107) ‘Often it is not possible for everyone to agree to stay in jail for solidarity purposes.’
  • 108) ‘Working conditions should surely be the same for everyone and not just a chosen few.’
  • 109) ‘The most common is to label everyone who is not obviously a slave or a free man a serf.’
  • 110) ‘The widening powers of the state were agreed to be beneficial not only in wartime but in peace as well.’
  • 111) ‘My father joined me the next day and we not surprisingly returned to the same area.’
  • 112) ‘As a result, he was getting through a not insignificant quantity of opiates to handle the pain.’
  • 113) ‘So sit back and watch the gang as they grow up, but not apart, ten years in the future.’
  • 114) ‘It was one of those situations where we needed a reaction within two days, not ten days.’
  • 115) ‘Beattie can be a belligerent figure, quick of feet but not always of mind on the pitch.’
  • 116) ‘To her surprise he not only replies but also invites her to interview him at his house.’
  • 117) ‘She sighed and got to her feet, not remembering how she had gotten to bed in the early hours of the morning.’
  • 118) ‘The ball struck him and the referee then dismissed him for not retreating ten yards.’
  • 119) ‘Familiarity with No Angel makes it not surprising at all that she usually writes in bed.’
  • 120) ‘I think she is a brave woman because not everyone is sympathetic to domestic violence.’
  • 121) ‘It sounds perfectly reasonable, but not everyone in Australia will see it that way.’
  • 122) ‘However, not everyone is in favour of the move away from more traditional schemes.’
  • 123) ‘There are the large venues, but not everyone has hundreds of friends and relatives.’
  • 124) ‘Everyone wants a new school, but not everyone believes the chosen site is the right one.’
  • 125) ‘Given that they sold very quickly, it is clear not everyone wants to live in the suburbs.’
  • 126) ‘It might have been the gig of this year or any other, but not everyone was in thrall to the bands.’
  • 127) ‘Due to this decline not everyone will be infected before the disease dies out.’
  • 128) ‘There was a difference between the two, and not everyone could clearly detect it.’
  • 129) ‘Krause maintains that not everyone joins the Friends or stays a member for the same reason.’
  • 130) ‘However convincing, not everyone is won over by the results of the gender research.’
  • 131) ‘Please realise that not everyone in this country is as ignorant or shallow as these people.’
  • 132) ‘In an increasingly mobile world, not everyone has a fixed desktop on which to place one.’
  • 133) ‘So not everyone who called themselves a fascist was one in the sense in which we are interested.’
  • 134) ‘Remember though it is a skill and not everyone needs to learn, don't obsess about it!’
  • 135) ‘My point here is that not everyone is like you or I or the rest of this messy site.’
  • 136) ‘Don't let bad reviews get you down because not everyone is going to like your music!’
  • 137) ‘The results indicate that not all functional elements have the same accuracy order.’
  • 138) ‘The creak of a loose floorboard made her turn in distress to see the man not ten feet from her.’
  • 139) ‘And that thing that you put down not ten minutes ago should shout, so you can find it.’
  • 140) ‘The story goes that London is invaded by demons in the not too distant future.’
  • 141) ‘This is an exhibition of ideas and what could be in the not so distant future.’
  • 142) ‘It sounds unlikely, but it's not a million miles from the situation in the visual arts.’
  • 143) ‘I look forward to us all getting together again sometime in the not too distant future.’
  • 144) ‘We will certainly be seeking to take out a warrant in the not too distant future.’
  • 145) ‘No doubt I will be back the area in the not too distant future and I will be able to fish Tree Meadow again.’
  • 146) ‘They are not a million miles away from being good enough to lift a trophy or break into the top six or seven in the league.’
  • 147) ‘The film clearly states a bleak depiction of man versus machine in the not too distant future.’
  • 148) ‘In the not too distant future, I can see a time when we have another bubble waiting to burst.’
  • 149) ‘So if anyone fancies an obscure trip in the not too distant future, just let me know.’

Examples

  • 1) Secure with a knot at either end.
  • 2) The knot garden seems rather fitting for this old romantic.
  • 3) She was still in her wedding dress after tying the knot there hours earlier.
  • 4) There was a little knot of people at the top of the steps.
  • 5) They tied the knot at a small ceremony for close friends and family.
  • 6) Sometimes the knot of hair is as big as their head.
  • 7) Pull the thread so that a knot forms on the edge of the fabric.
  • 8) You watch with a knot in your stomach.
  • 9) But which of our housewives will tie the knot?
  • 10) We go through our lives knowing only how to tie one or two knots.
  • 11) Tanks were protected with white cloths knotted on strings at intervals.
  • 12) They stood around in knots rather than in a solid phalanx.
  • 13) It would be impossible to prove that an extra two or three knots was not caused by local tidal conditions.
  • 14) She would always want to help - pulling ropes and tying knots.
  • 15) Guy is one of the last of the princes' circle of friends to tie the knot.
  • 16) The knots went tight: he could do himself no further damage.
  • 17) A rough rope was knotted about her slender neck.
  • 18) We could give up and bundle it away below, but it gives us a vital couple of extra knots of speed.
  • 19) You'll note that my advice doesn't suggest tying your daffodils into silly little knots.
  • 20) I can no longer straighten the little finger on my right hand and can feel a knot of tissue in my palm below the finger.
  • 21) By this movement a knot is formed, the first part of the «double knot», which is the most common one in tatting.
  • 22) The word knot or its derivatives, an Ayers favorite, is used eleven times in Dreams.
  • 23) I believe that any confusion here originates from the use of homotopy in knot theory where an ignorance of the space in which the knot is embedded would result in every knot being equivalent to the trivial knot.
  • 24) This knot is the end result of analysing numerous secure knots and combining their best features, with the emphasis on symmetry: Make two loops and pass them both through the "hole" in the middle.
  • 25) This knot is a curiosity that often results from tying the Ian knot wrongly.
  • 26) The bowline knot is called the king of knots, and is perhaps one of the most important knots you could learn how to tie.
  • 27) I would say the bow-lin knot because it is very useful and doesn't tighten on it's self, but also it doesn't come un-done unless you want it to.
  • 28) The most important knot is the possible one on your head from a fall.
  • 29) ‘He tightened the knot on his tie and brushed an imagined piece of lint off his uniform jacket.’
  • 30) ‘It is a good idea to tie knots in the rope or cloth about 1 ft. apart, this will provide a more secure climbing surface.’
  • 31) ‘It is simple enough to tie a knot in a piece of string.’
  • 32) ‘Now pass the end of the line though the loop and slowly tighten the knot.’
  • 33) ‘Why are kids up and down the country dumping their computer games in favour of tying knots in colourful plastic strings?’
  • 34) ‘Robert almost lost his life in 1982 when he fell 15 metres because the knot in a rope released while he was rappeling.’
  • 35) ‘Jodi began to pull at the remaining knots in the rope that tied her other hand.’
  • 36) ‘Tie a double knot at each end of the 1/4 " wide ribbon.’
  • 37) ‘She set the parcel on the bed, kneeling on the floor as she untied the double knot.’
  • 38) ‘Immediately, he began to undo the knots of the rope by which she was bound.’
  • 39) ‘Having owned boats for years, he's great at tying knots.’
  • 40) ‘Her hair, once strawberry blonde was now tied into a neat gray knot at the nape of her neck.’
  • 41) ‘Her hair was twisted in an elaborate knot at the back of her head.’
  • 42) ‘The knots in the rope will work themselves out in time.’
  • 43) ‘She spied the knot in the rope that bound her ankles and immediately set to undoing it.’
  • 44) ‘I gritted my teeth as I carefully untied the knot in the ribbon.’
  • 45) ‘I washed my face and hands and braided my hair in a tight knot at the nape of my neck.’
  • 46) ‘She twisted her long hair into a knot at the base of her neck and began to pin it into place.’
  • 47) ‘Her fingers trembled, making it even harder to untie the knot.’
  • 48) ‘She'd already gotten two of the knots undone, and she was sure it was just a matter of time before she was free.’
  • 49) ‘The construction of fishing nets is similar to that of recent years and it is only necessary to master the use of only two knots: the clove-hitch and the sheet-bend.’
  • 50) ‘Rebecca came and stood behind him watching with great pleasure as he mastered the perfect knot.’
  • 51) ‘For attaching your leader to fly line, my advice is use the simple nail knot.’
  • 52) ‘To construct Pieranski's knot, you fold a circular loop of rope and tie two multiple overhand knots in it.’
  • 53) ‘These are the names of particular kinds of rope knots.’
  • 54) ‘Her hair was tangled in knots, she was pale, and her eyes were bloodshot.’
  • 55) ‘This braid is a lot more difficult to accomplish if your hair has tangles or knots.’
  • 56) ‘His brown hair was an unruly mass of tangles and knots.’
  • 57) ‘Marguerite winced as the serving girl yanked a brush through her hair, catching it on the wet tangles and knots.’
  • 58) ‘She stood behind Freya, and brushed carefully through her dark hair, gently easing out the tangles and knots.’
  • 59) ‘Old English Sheepdogs are hard to take care of, especially because they need a lot of exercise and major grooming to keep knots out of their hair.’
  • 60) ‘She dragged the brush through her daughter's long hair, untangling knots as she went.’
  • 61) ‘Sighing, I grabbed a comb and began untangling the knots in my black hair.’
  • 62) ‘I smiled faintly and got off of the bed, shrinking away from him and pulling my hand through the knots in my hair.’
  • 63) ‘She dried off the excess water from her hair and ran her fingers through it, trying to get the small knots out.’
  • 64) ‘Reaching for a silver comb, Luke sighed once more and started pulling the knots out of his hair.’
  • 65) ‘I pulled her hair behind her and gently began to pull the comb through the knots in her hair.’
  • 66) ‘We both winced as she hit a knot in Carla's hair and Carla squeaked.’
  • 67) ‘He flinched each time she tugged a knot out of his hair, but hardly dared to protest.’
  • 68) ‘It is impossible to knit from a skein without getting the wool in a knot.’
  • 69) ‘It took me half an hour to brush the wet knots out of my hair.’
  • 70) ‘The comb is specially designed to cut through knots and tangles and much less time is spent in brushing and combing your Shih Tzu.’
  • 71) ‘She nearly yanked a handful of her hair out while trying to get the brush through a rather large tangle of knots.’
  • 72) ‘She pulled on the brush, trying to get a particularly difficult knot out.’
  • 73) ‘My eyes are red and puffy, my skin is pale, and my hair is matted and full of knots.’
  • 74) ‘Nematodes are microscopic roundworms that attack plant roots and cause large knots.’
  • 75) ‘After peeling the bark, the knots where the branches were need to be sanded to a very smooth finish.’
  • 76) ‘These growths, or knots, shut off water and nutrients to the branch, which eventually wilts, dries up and dies.’
  • 77) ‘Root-knot nematodes cause distinct knots or galls on the roots.’
  • 78) ‘Features such as knots and branches can be recognized in some of the fossils.’
  • 79) ‘The outside of the nest is camouflaged with moss, bud scales, leaves, and lichen, and often looks like a bump or knot on the branch.’
  • 80) ‘I couldn't get a shillelagh, so I used a cane with knots in it instead.’
  • 81) ‘It averaged 45.1 cm in diameter, showed little taper and was mostly free of branches or knots along its length.’
  • 82) ‘Her knife caught on a knot, and she scowled at the branch.’
  • 83) ‘‘Every knot on every log that goes out of here is trimmed flush, whether it is a saw log or a pulp log,’ he explains.’
  • 84) ‘Horehound plants in the fall and winter have hard, prickly-feeling knots on the stems were the flowers bloomed.’
  • 85) ‘I was cutting some boards and hit a knot in the wood, and the saw kicked back and cut my leg.’
  • 86) ‘It was a large majestic oak tree, and every knot and burl on it had a memory for me.’
  • 87) ‘Typically built in a conifer, often near cones or knots or on an old cone base, the nest can easily be mistaken for a cone.’
  • 88) ‘Longitudinal sections of tree trunks contain knots that preserve the history of branching and can be used to interpret stand dynamics.’
  • 89) ‘The casket was made from boards with no knots from an evergreen tree.’
  • 90) ‘Daniel ran a hand through his hair and stared at the cedar desk, absently tracing a knot in the wood with his finger.’
  • 91) ‘Donald went over to his bed, an old, oak affair with knots in the wood and scratches on its frame, and sat down on it carefully.’
  • 92) ‘One piece of wood may be a very simple object, yet another piece may be entirely different and very complex, especially around a burl or knot.’
  • 93) ‘I smacked my arm into a doorknob really hard, and there's a knot in the muscle of the forearm now.’
  • 94) ‘Then his hands began to work into Jake's muscles gently and slowly working out knots and tension.’
  • 95) ‘From a seated position, curl one dumbbell up, feeling the muscles in your arm bunch up in a strong, searing knot as you reach the top and pause.’
  • 96) ‘I squeeze her muscles once more, surprised at how the knot has completely vanished.’
  • 97) ‘He was sitting up with his back to her for now, one hand rubbing the newly formed knot on his head and the other holding the knife he had used to cut the tape earlier.’
  • 98) ‘The sobs coming from the girl started to get louder, and Jon looked up at her and saw she had a pretty big knot on her head.’
  • 99) ‘The masseuses are friendly and seem to be able to find every little knot.’
  • 100) ‘My skin had been super-exfoliated, every knot and tension had been teased out of my body.’
  • 101) ‘To round off the day, it's time for that rehydrating massage, which not only moisturises the body but also gets out the last few knots of tension.’
  • 102) ‘Peter gulped down a tense, hard knot that had formed in the back of his throat.’
  • 103) ‘Fear tied a knot in her stomach, and she tried to force it down.’
  • 104) ‘He glared at me and I felt a tight knot in my stomach.’
  • 105) ‘She felt a tight knot in her stomach - had she slept through an attack?’
  • 106) ‘She felt a knot in her throat but she read the letter anyway.’
  • 107) ‘Lynn paused, feeling the knot starting to tighten again in her stomach.’
  • 108) ‘At eleven o'clock she was knocking on his door, her stomach tied in a knot and her hands shaking slightly.’
  • 109) ‘His stomach tightens in a knot as he stumbles down the hall towards his bedroom.’
  • 110) ‘Then it all came back in a rush and the knot in my stomach tightened.’
  • 111) ‘Still, the knot in my stomach tightened as I left Jack's trailer.’
  • 112) ‘She felt rooted to the spot, her disappointment and fear a cold, hard knot in the pit of her stomach.’
  • 113) ‘She pulled herself into a ball on her bed, her misery forming a hard knot in her heart.’
  • 114) ‘There was a hard knot in Charlie's stomach, and he wished he'd decided to wait outside despite the rain.’
  • 115) ‘Despite his air of confidence, Lipton's stomach was in knots, hard and cold.’
  • 116) ‘Chris swallowed the knot in his throat and glanced around the ring of people that now surrounded him.’
  • 117) ‘It's a testament to this book's unusual ability to straddle fantasy and literary realms that this moment creates a real knot of emotion in the reader's chest.’
  • 118) ‘I woke up this morning with a knot of excitement and anticipation nestling comfortably in my stomach.’
  • 119) ‘A tight knot of anger begins to form in Mike's stomach.’
  • 120) ‘As a child, Sara would climb the tallest tree to prove the knot of fear in her belly didn't exist.’
  • 121) ‘That call and that feeling - that knot in your stomach - is vivid to me after all these years.’
  • 122) ‘Back in the pub, a knot of Scots to the side of the big screen became as bored as the English fans with a less-than-exciting match.’
  • 123) ‘A knot of people gathered in Main Street to watch the waters slowly begin to rise again.’
  • 124) ‘After a short time they came across a knot of people gathered outside a church.’
  • 125) ‘On the other hand, home economics was virtually empty, with Miss Orton teaching a small knot of girls made to do the cookery class by their parents.’
  • 126) ‘It's a huge affair, the prize-giving dinner, even the Governor General shows up in a knot of security men, but I want to go home.’
  • 127) ‘There was a knot of soldiers gathered around a white lump at the foot of a small cliff.’
  • 128) ‘A small knot of developers stood around Kevin's PC.’
  • 129) ‘I only half-listened while I scanned the knot of protesters for anyone familiar.’
  • 130) ‘They'll also be playing the album to the small knot of supporters - as if being caught in the cold and the rain and having to watch the Albion isn't trial enough.’
  • 131) ‘And then quite suddenly you stumble across a little knot of firemen, armed only with picks, small forks, and their bare hands.’
  • 132) ‘Inside was a small knot of people, eagerly witnessing a one-hour live demonstration of Indian music and dance.’
  • 133) ‘A small knot of men standing in front of J.R.'s split in two to get out of our way, laughing at us and pointing.’
  • 134) ‘A knot of demonstrators in black wore red bandanas over their faces.’
  • 135) ‘My appearance at the window quickly garnered the attention of a small knot of protesters.’
  • 136) ‘There was a small knot of people by the pilot's cabin, and he was terrified that something was going to happen.’
  • 137) ‘Eleonore Riley is sitting in her favourite chair, a small knot of people around her.’
  • 138) ‘A small knot of enthusiasts were invited up to the woods around Sonning Common to take a look.’
  • 139) ‘This morning little knots of staff writers were talking to each other in low voices and then breaking off when I came by.’
  • 140) ‘In the golden lamplight, knots of heavily armed guardsmen were talking in low voices.’
  • 141) ‘They stop and chat to small knots of curious residents.’
  • 142) ‘The area had been hit by heavy rainstorms with wind speeds of about 10 knots per hour, which had caused the sea level to rise by about 1.5 meters.’
  • 143) ‘Winds of 76 knots or 140 kph were recorded at the Naval Weather and Oceanography Centre on the Sunday afternoon.’
  • 144) ‘There had been a storm warning at 1.15 p.m., with the wind speed touching 50 knots and the waves rising up to 25 feet.’
  • 145) ‘The single-seat biplane had a top speed of 108 knots per hour.’
  • 146) ‘The rescue went without incident, although conditions were difficult - there was a four-metre swell and winds of 20 knots.’
  • 147) ‘Two 90 horsepower engines will give it a cruising speed of 15 knots and a range of 400 miles.’
  • 148) ‘With a top speed of 38 knots, they were capable of quickly getting to ships in distress.’
  • 149) ‘With the standard engines, the Tiara 2900 will cruise at about 20 knots with a top speed of about 28 knots.’
  • 150) ‘On the outward downwind leg, against the flood tide, he covered the two miles in ‘half a quarter of one hour’, an impressive speed of sixteen knots.’
  • 151) ‘The propulsion system provides a maximum submerged speed of 33 knots and a surface speed of 10 knots.’
  • 152) ‘The 81-metre ship is powered by two 12-cylinder diesel engines, and has a top speed of about 18 knots.’
  • 153) ‘On the return flight, the jet fought a 100 - knot headwind.’
  • 154) ‘The fact that we were flying into a 100 - knot headwind the entire way certainly wasn't helping matters.’
  • 155) ‘The maximum ship speed is 30 knots and the cruise speed is 18 knots.’
  • 156) ‘Knox-Johnston was alone at sea for an incredible 313 days, averaging just 3.39 knots round the globe.’
  • 157) ‘These animals can reach speeds of up to 25 knots in short bursts.’
  • 158) ‘On the ocean surface, its normal cruising speed is about 12 knots, but it is capable of attaining 20 knots in short bursts.’
  • 159) ‘One is a powered catamaran that can travel at 30 knots, carrying 50 divers with their instructors and sufficient tanks for two dives.’
  • 160) ‘The scooter was a propeller-driven device that could pull a diver at about five knots and had a battery life of about three hours.’
  • 161) ‘As I applied the wheel-brakes, I looked down at the airspeed indicator and noted that we were traveling at 120 knots.’
  • 162) ‘It would make a big difference if people would just followed simple steps such as putting all rubbish in a black bin bag, which should be knotted to prevent any overspill.’
  • 163) ‘He had been strangled with a piece of a T-shirt which had been knotted at the back of his neck.’
  • 164) ‘Investigators also found some ties that had been knotted together and believe Yu had intended to use them as a rope before deciding to use electrical cord instead.’
  • 165) ‘Aidan knew right away the man was homeless: he wore a rumpled, torn black suit that looked like he snatched it from a dumpster, and a frayed tie loosely knotted around his neck.’
  • 166) ‘He unhooks the bike frame and ties it tightly to his backpack, then doubles its rope round the wires and knots it tight.’
  • 167) ‘Two young men sit down close by, bright scarves knotted around their scrawny necks, eyeing me speculatively.’
  • 168) ‘He nodded and knotted his scarf tighter and stuffed his hands in his pockets.’
  • 169) ‘Her white sneakers were annoyingly neat and the laces were knotted tightly and securely.’
  • 170) ‘After knotting the bandage, Eve headed for the door.’
  • 171) ‘She joined him shortly afterwards, shuddering and knotting the shawl at her throat as the wintry breeze hit her warm skin.’
  • 172) ‘Al finished knotting the bandage and placed a second pillow beneath the young man's head.’
  • 173) ‘Nearby a female worker tests for leaks by filling condoms with water, knotting the ends, and kneading them like bread dough on a brown paper towel.’
  • 174) ‘Breathing in sharply, she held her breath as she wrapped the fabric around her chest and knotted it.’
  • 175) ‘I would watch him shave and knot his tie every morning and remember thinking that it was how I wanted to look when I went to work.’
  • 176) ‘The last time I saw him a little gray had come into his sideburns but he still looked handsome in his dark suits and expertly knotted ties.’
  • 177) ‘He stood in front of the tall mirror in his room and knotted the tie on his dress blue uniform.’
  • 178) ‘She twisted her hands, trying to figure out how they had knotted the ropes.’
  • 179) ‘His captor finished knotting the rope and pulled the gun back out of his pants.’
  • 180) ‘He dropped to his knees in front of her, and began knotting the rope around her wrists.’
  • 181) ‘Beard, beret, curly hair and bandana knotted round his throat, he was the epitome of a certain type of radical chic, and his image is to be found on the walls of student rooms even today.’
  • 182) ‘The carpets on display range from the Dhurri / Kelim type to very fine hand knotted ones with more than 36,000 knots per square foot.’
  • 183) ‘For example, the necklace is composed of nine different strands of woodchip coco beads, knotted by hand.’
  • 184) ‘People, often children, are forced to do demeaning and often health destroying jobs. Try knotting Oriental carpets all day and see how long you keep your sight.’
  • 185) ‘Her beautiful brown hair was tangled and knotted.’
  • 186) ‘She had long, brown hair that was knotted and unwashed.’
  • 187) ‘The man was about thirty and unshaven, his unkempt, blonde hair knotted like some Rastafarian.’
  • 188) ‘Her hair was a mess - tangled, knotted, and all over the place, instead of gleaming, soft and in place.’
  • 189) ‘He could smell her hair, dirty and knotted, but still with a hint of the strawberry shampoo she had used the morning before.’
  • 190) ‘Her normally sleek auburn hair was frizzy and knotted and her clothes were wrinkled from a night of restless sleep.’
  • 191) ‘A dog, white and black hair tangled in a knotted mess, slept at the girl's feet, paws twitching every once in a while, signs that he was dreaming.’
  • 192) ‘He washed his face, brushed his teeth, gurgled a mouthful of Listerine, combed out his knotted hair, and changed into another pair of boxers and a shirt.’
  • 193) ‘She yanked out the brush and began combing through that lock of knotted hair vigorously, her eyes watering slightly every time the brush hit a stubborn tangle.’
  • 194) ‘My hair was knotted and difficult to put a brush through.’
  • 195) ‘Yawning, she walked over to the oak dressing table and ran her brush through her knotted red hair.’
  • 196) ‘She grabbed the hairbrush out of his hand and began raking it through her knotted red hair.’
  • 197) ‘She took deep breaths, quickly running her fingers through her knotted hair.’
  • 198) ‘He stood in front of me smiling broadly, skin oiled and supple, his hair tangled in a mass of knotted dreadlocks.’
  • 199) ‘She shook her head, her black knotted hair flying around her face.’
  • 200) ‘My hair was knotted in a tangled mess, giving me a wild look.’
  • 201) ‘Her long blond hair, knotted with traces of blood, trailed behind her.’
  • 202) ‘She shook her head roughly back and forth, knotting her hair even more, which slightly annoyed Melinda who would have to help her get the tangles out in the morning.’
  • 203) ‘A knotweed is so called because its roots are knotted or twisted.’
  • 204) ‘Newborn asphyxia may also result when the umbilical cord is compressed between the baby's body and the uterine wall, or when the umbilical cord becomes knotted.’
  • 205) ‘She went to the bathroom to run a hot bath to help release what she thought was knotted muscles.’
  • 206) ‘After about 10 minutes, I felt muscles knotted from a 12-week training schedule start to loosen up.’
  • 207) ‘Electricity is also used to stimulate tense and knotted muscles.’
  • 208) ‘In trigger-point injections, you may feel a sharp pain or muscle twitching when the needle hits the knotted muscle.’
  • 209) ‘Some of our co-passengers would head for the spa where the expert masseuse, depending on whether he or she wanted a Swedish or aromatherapy massage, would knead their knotted muscles.’
  • 210) ‘He felt her hands close gently on his shoulders, kneading his tired, knotted muscles.’
  • 211) ‘The pool, jacuzzi, steamroom and sauna are a necessary part of the weekend rejuvenation process and if a massage therapist is on hand to squeeze out the knotted muscles, all the better.’
  • 212) ‘He seemingly did not notice, so she put her hands on his shoulders and began kneading his knotted muscles.’
  • 213) ‘Soothe your knotted muscles by applying a heating pad to the back of your neck or shoulders for from ten minutes to an hour.’
  • 214) ‘Hands traveled down my back, massaging my knotted muscles.’
  • 215) ‘She gently kneaded his knotted muscles as she spoke to their son.’
  • 216) ‘I quit talking as his hands began to knead my tired, knotted muscles and one by one, I felt them all begin to slacken.’
  • 217) ‘Here is the place to try a hot stone massage, where warm basalt stones from the desert's dry river beds are used in a deep massage to ease any knotted muscles.’
  • 218) ‘Her fingers dug expertly into the knotted muscles of my shoulders, pummelled my back, massaged the tension out of my neck.’
  • 219) ‘While you recline, this amazing chair does wonderful things to your body and you start feeling all that stiffness disappearing as knotted muscles begin relaxing.’
  • 220) ‘Stretching out her sore and knotted muscles, she slowly rose from her blanket.’
  • 221) ‘Frank exhaled, feeling a lessening of the tension that had been knotting his stomach muscles all week.’
  • 222) ‘Donna can feel her stomach knotting in anticipation.’
  • 223) ‘He plodded along, his stomach knotting more and more with each step.’
  • 224) ‘She glanced at the signature first, her stomach knotting as the glance confirmed it was from Phillip.’
  • 225) ‘I could feel my stomach knotting up and I was shivering.’
  • 226) ‘Her lip quivered slightly and her stomach knotted again.’
  • 227) ‘I thought about calling Matt to see if he'd heard anything about this, then changed my mind when my stomach knotted up at the thought.’
  • 228) ‘Now my stomach knotted as I wondered what I'd gotten myself into.’
  • 229) ‘We usually get there early and sit around waiting for ages to soundcheck, my stomach gently knotting and unknotting with impatience.’
  • 230) ‘Upon approaching the castle's wooden drawbridge, Jake's stomach began knotting, twisting up until it hurt.’
  • 231) ‘Chills ran up and down his entire body, and he felt his stomach knotting fearfully.’
  • 232) ‘Her stomach knotted into a hard ball of fear, but she knew enough not to let them see it.’
  • 233) ‘But now, Jess could feel her stomach turning, knotting up inside her and making her nauseous.’
  • 234) ‘My stomach's all knotted up and I feel like I'm going to get sick.’
  • 235) ‘She walked through the giant doors in the huge gothic building and her stomach began to knot up.’
  • 236) ‘I took a deep breath and tried to cool my face, my stomach knotting itself, as he went to order his coffee.’
  • 237) ‘My stomach knots itself in fear as I wait for the appearance of a man who controls my destiny, my Fate, and my life.’
  • 238) ‘To this day, even if I simply think about being in such a situation, my stomach knots, my body tenses, and I go into avoidance mode.’
  • 239) ‘Her stomach knotted together, her heart jammed in her throat.’
  • 240) ‘He knew by the way his stomach was knotting up what was to come.’
  • 241) ‘No matter how successful you are or how fulfilled you feel, there are nights where you toss and turn because your stomach is knotted with thoughts of failure.’
  • 242) ‘You can see red knots, dunlins, and sandpipers as they rest and forage for food on the beaches, using the untouched island habitat as a safe haven during their journey south.’
  • 243) ‘The Humber Estuary supports more than 150,000 birds each year including knot, lapwing, golden plover and breeding little terns.’
  • 244) ‘Many immature avocets spend their first summer after fledging well south of breeding areas, as do immature grey plovers, bar-tailed godwits and knot.’
  • 245) ‘The great knot flies 3,000 miles from northwest Australia to its breeding ground in eastern China.’
  • 246) ‘The possibility of arctic birds like the red knot and the dunlin disappearing from Scotland's shores is yet another symptom of a sickening planet.’
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