fisherman's knot
a knot for tying the ends of two lines together. Various websites have animated steps showing how to tie this knot

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fisherman's knot — Knot details name=Fisherman s knot names=Waterman s knot, Angler s knot, Englishman s knot type=bend origin=Ancient related=Overhand knot, Double fisherman s knot, Triple fisherman s knot releasing=Jamming strength= caveat=Difficult or impossible …   Wikipedia

  • fisherman's knot — noun a knot for tying the ends of two lines together • Syn: ↑true lover s knot, ↑truelove knot • Hypernyms: ↑knot * * * noun : a knot for tying the ends of two lines together that is made by tying overhand knots in the ends around the opposite… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fisherman's knot — noun a knot used to join two small ropes by tying an overhand knot in the end of each around the opposite standing participle …   English new terms dictionary

  • fisherman`s knot — type of knot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Triple fisherman's knot — Knot details name=Triple Fisherman s Knot type=bend origin=Modern related=Fisherman s knot, Double fisherman s knot, Double overhand knot, Strangle knot releasing=Jamming strength=high caveat=Difficult to untie uses=Joining thin, stiff or… …   Wikipedia

  • Double fisherman's knot — Names Double Fisherman s knot, Grapevine, Double englishman s knot Category Bend …   Wikipedia

  • double fisherman's knot — noun Etymology: double (I) + fisherman s knot : barrel knot b …   Useful english dictionary

  • fisherman's bend — n. a kind of knot: see KNOT1 …   English World dictionary

  • fisherman's bend — a knot made by taking a round turn on the object to which the rope is to be fastened, passing the end of the rope around the standing part and under the round turn, and securing the end. See illus. under knot. Also called anchor bend, anchor knot …   Universalium

  • fisherman's bend — noun Date: 1823 a knot made by passing the end twice round a spar or through a ring and then back under both turns see knot illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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