magnus hitch

magnus hitch
magnus hitch magnus hitch n. A rolling hitch similar to a clove hitch. WordNet 1.5

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  • magnus hitch — noun a rolling hitch similar to a clove hitch • Hypernyms: ↑rolling hitch * * * noun Etymology: magnus of unknown origin : a rolling hitch that is similar in form to a clove hitch and is used to hitch a rope or line to a larger rope or to a spar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Magnus hitch — a knot similar to a clove hitch but taking one more turn around the object to which the line is being bent; rolling hitch. [Magnus, of unknown orig.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Rolling hitch — For the related adjustable loop knot, see Taut line hitch Rolling hitch Names Rolling hitch, Magnus hitch Category Hitch …   Wikipedia

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  • List of hitch knots — A hitch is a type of knot used for binding rope to a part of a ship or other vehicle or object. This is an alphabetical list of hitch knots.*adjustable grip hitch *alternate ring hitching *anchor bend variant *bale sling hitch *barrel hitch… …   Wikipedia

  • rolling hitch — noun a hitch for fastening a line to a spar or another rope • Hypernyms: ↑hitch • Hyponyms: ↑magnus hitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • mag|nus hitch — «MAG nuhs», a hitch or knot with one more turn than a clove hitch. ╂[probably < the name Magnus] …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of knots — This list of knots includes many alternate names for common knots. Knot names have evolved over time and there are many conflicting or confusing naming issues. The overhand knot, for example, is also known as the thumb knot. The figure of eight… …   Wikipedia

  • knot — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. snarl, tangle; puzzle, problem; cluster, group; lump, node. v. tangle, snarl; tie, bind, fasten. See difficulty, crossing, density, connection, assemblage. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An arrangement of… …   English dictionary for students

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