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verb knot pronunciation in British English /nɒt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleknotting
past tenseknotted
past participleknotted
  1. 1
    [transitive] to tie a knot in rope, string, or cloth
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to become twisted together, or to allow fibres, string, or hair to become twisted together
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] literary if your stomach knots or is knotted, it gets an unpleasant tight feeling caused by fear or worry about what will happen

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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