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Main Entry: 1knot
Pronunciation: primarystressnät
Function: noun
1 : an interlacing (as of string or ribbon) that forms a lump or knob
2 : something hard to solve : PROBLEM
3 : a bond of union; especially : the marriage bond
4 a : a lump or swelling in bodily tissue b : the base of a woody branch enclosed in the stem from which it arises; also : a section of a knot in lumber
5 : a cluster of persons or things
6 : one nautical mile per hour
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