overhand knot definition

  • noun:
    • A knot formed by making a loop in an item of cable and pulling the conclusion through it. Also known as single knot.
    • a specific, very simple knot, made use of e.g. to avoid the end of a rope from unraveling, and also as element of various other knots.
    • a straightforward small knot (frequently used within other knots)
  • adjective:
    • See Illustration of Knot.

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