clinch knot
half blood knot (a knot used by anglers to attach swivels, hooks and lures to the main line. Various websites have animated steps showing how to tie this knot)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • clinch knot — noun : a knot used to tie a fishing leader or spinning line to a hook or fly and made by passing the end through the eye of the hook and twisting it around the standing part several times before pushing it back through the loop that holds the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Improved clinch knot — Category Hitch Typical use fishing The improved clinch knot is a knot that is used for securing a fishing line to the fishing lure, but can also affix fishing line to a swivel, clip, or artificial fly. External links …   Wikipedia

  • improved clinch knot — used for tying flies, lures, swivels and bait hooks or line to a reel spool. More secure than an ordinary clinch knot as it will not slip. Various websites have animated steps showing how to tie this knot …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • double loop clinch knot — a knot used in angling for tying on swivels when trolling. Various websites have animated steps showing how to tie this knot …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • clinch — verb 1》 conclusively settle (a contract, contest, or debate). 2》 secure (a nail or rivet) by driving the point sideways when it has penetrated. 3》 grapple at close quarters.     ↘(of two people) embrace. 4》 fasten (a rope or angling line) with a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Clinch-Knoten — Clinchknoten Typ Festmacher Anwendung Angelschnur an Haken oder Wirbel Ashley Nr …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • knot — Synonyms and related words: Blackwall hitch, Chinese puzzle, Flemish knot, French shroud knot, German knot, Gordian knot, Matthew Walker knot, Rube Goldberg contraption, Windsor knot, accouple, accumulate, adhesive, affix, affixation, agglutinate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

  • clinch — clinchingly, adv. /klinch/, v.t. 1. to settle (a matter) decisively: After they clinched the deal they went out to celebrate. 2. to secure (a nail, screw, etc.) in position by beating down the protruding point: He drove the nails through the… …   Universalium

  • knot — n 1. interlacement, intertwinement, loop, twist, bend, tie, plexus; slipknot, bowline; bowtie, Windsor knot. 2. frog, bow, rosette, aiguillette, aglet, epaulet. 3. cluster, bunch, clump; gathering, throng, crowd, mob; company, crew, group, band,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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