Unknot \Un*knot"\, v. t. [1st un- + knot.] To free from knots; to untie. [1913 Webster]

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  • unknot — [unnät′] vt. unknotted, unknotting 1. to untie (a knot) 2. to undo or untangle a knot or knots in …   English World dictionary

  • Unknot — The unknot arises in the mathematical theory of knots. Intuitively, the unknot is a closed loop of rope without a knot in it. A knot theorist would describe the unknot as an image of any embedding that can be deformed, i.e. ambient isotoped, to… …   Wikipedia

  • unknot — /un not /, v.t., unknotted, unknotting. to untie by or as if by undoing a knot: to unknot a tie. [1590 1600; UN 2 + KNOT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unknot — 1. noun /ˈʌnːɒt/lang=en In knot theory, a loop that is not knotted. 2. verb /ˈʌnːɒt/lang=en To undo (a knot). See Also: disentangle, untangle, untie …   Wiktionary

  • unknot — v. untie a knot, loosen a knot, unfasten a string or rope that has been tied …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unknot — verb (unknots, unknotting, unknotted) release or untie the knot or knots in …   English new terms dictionary

  • unknot — un·knot …   English syllables

  • unknot — un•knot′ v. t. knot•ted, knot•ting …   From formal English to slang

  • unknot — v.tr. (unknotted, unknotting) release the knot or knots of, untie …   Useful english dictionary

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