half hitch definition

  • noun:
    • A knot or hitch created by looping a rope or strap around an object after which right back around itself, taking the end of the line through the loop.
    • A knot or hitch produced by driving the termination of the line as soon as around the standing part or any other line.
    • A hitch created by passing the termination of a rope round its standing component and taking it up through the bight. See hitch.
    • In pillow-lace generating, the cycle in the form of that the thread is tightened upon the bobbin. Also referred to as rolling-hitch.
    • a knot accustomed fasten a rope briefly to an object; frequently tied up two fold
  • adjective:
    • a sailor's knot in a rope; half of a clove hitch.

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