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Knots placed at a distance of 47 feet 3 inches passed through a sailor's fingers, while another used a 28-second sandglass to time the operation.
Knots have been the subject of interest both for their ancient origins, common use or their mathematical implications, see knot theory.
For example, loop knots share the attribute of having some kind of an anchor point constructed on the standing end (such as a loop or overhand knot) into which the working end is easily hitched to using a round turn[?]).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/bi/Bight.html   (909 words)

 What does NURBS mean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The knots are a list of degree+N-1 numbers, where N is the number of control points.
In the preceding example of a satisfactory list of knots, the knot value 0 has multiplicity three, the knot value 1 has multiplicity one, the knot value 2 has multiplicity three, the knot value 3 has multiplicity one, the knot value 7 has multiplicity two, and the knot value 9 has multiplicity three.
If a list of knots starts with a full multiplicity knot, is followed by simple knots, terminates with a full multiplicity knot, and the values are equally spaced, then the knots are called uniform.
www.ob.com /catalog/pop/nurbs.html   (1204 words)

A 'Knot' is also a measure of speed in water, which gains its name from the distance between two knots of a piece of rope.
A rope containing a knot is weaker than an unknotted rope, because the loops of the knot impose uneven stresses upon the rope fibers.
A knot that is used as part of a magic trick, a joke, or a puzzle.
www.solarnavigator.net /knots.htm   (958 words)

 Wikinfo | Knot
Knots have been the subject of interest both for their ancient origins, common use or the mathematical implications of knot theory.
Knots can save the spelunker from foolishly becoming buried under millions of tons of rock.
Whatever the activity, on the water sailing or on a cliff-side rock climbing, learning well tested knots prior to some hazardous activity introduces a critical measure of safety.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Knot   (845 words)

 Tie Knots Online Test for Boy Scouts
The Knotting knot forms a tight "ball" and is used for climbing long ropes.
This is a Sheep Shank and is used to bypass a weak spot in a rope or to temporarily shorten the length of a rope.
Knot tying is a requirement to advance in scouting, but it is also a valuable skill to have around home as well as outside or on the job.
www.boyscouttrail.com /tests/knot_test2.asp   (758 words)

 directopedia : Directory : Reference : Knots
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www.directopedia.org /directory/Reference-Knots.shtml   (898 words)

 Knots list
Here is a listing of the most popular and commonly used knots to use for tying fishing lines and hooks.
Snelling is a very simple method of fishing hook knot tying and the snell knot is the strongest of all saltwater fishing hook knots.
Where there diameters are very dissimilar, either the Surgeon's Knot should be used, or the thinner line should be doubled where the knot is formed.
www.downriggersfc.com /index_files/Page485.htm   (142 words)

Generally, the knots are worn by adult leaders, but there are a few that may be worn by youth members.
Please note the arrangement of the knots; while they are in no particular order, each row is centered on the pocket, with a maximum of three in a row.
Knots are sewn centered above the top seam of the left uniform shirt pocket, in rows of three.
www.threefirescouncil.org /Training/what_knot/knots.html   (2045 words)

 The Patriot Resource Drama TV Series: Knots Landing
A spin-off of Dallas, Knots Landing debuted on CBS in 1979 and aired its final episode in 1993.
Knots Landing followed the exploits of five families living in a small California community: Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives to the popular Ewing clan of Dallas; Sid and Karen Fairgate, their all-American neighbors; Richard and Laura Avery, a struggling couple; and Kenny and Ginger Ward, a newlywed couple.
Knots Landing explored social issues that many other shows avoided including episodes on illegal and prescription drug abuse, abortion, homelessness, the environment and illiteracy.The actors were vocal about incorporating these issues in their storylines to raise awareness and often volunteered their personal time to several charities including homeless shelters and homes for abused women.
www.patriotresource.com /tv/drama/knots.html   (480 words)

 Knots :: Reference : Gourt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
knot (mathematics), an abstract representation of an interwoven linear object
In the theory of splines, a knot is an interpolating point on the spline.
Knot Knowledge - Covers single loop knots, double loop knots, hitches, friction knots, bends, and stopper knots.
reference.gourt.com /Knots.html   (877 words)

 The Knot Table   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For each knot, the first line denotes its referrence number, starting from 0 for the trivial knot, and ending to 2977 for the last 12 crossing knot.
We only list the invariants and the groups of knots where distinctness is shown through unequal number of coloring possibilities.
Knots here are presented through their referrence numbers, which were given before.
www.inst.bnl.gov /~wei/knottable.html   (250 words)

 Untangling the Mathematics of Knots
Explain that the way to show that two knots are the same is to take one of the knots and move the loops around until it is identical to the other one.
The right- and left-handed trefoil knots are called mirror images of one another because (as students can verify with the aid of a mirror) you can make either one of them look exactly like the other by looking at it in a mirror.
It is not always the case that a knot and its mirror image are not equivalent (as is the case with the trefoil knots).
www.c3.lanl.gov /mega-math/workbk/knot/knsame.html   (632 words)

 Decorative Knots
Lanyard knots is an example with blimp knot, braid knot, Chinese cloverleaf knot oblong knot, mystic knot, pectoral knot, Chinese lanyard knot, good luck knot, knife lanyard knot, foot rope knot, wall knot and Matthew Walker Knots.
Across from each listed knot is a description and page number, making it easy to pick the exact knot you would like to work.
Some of the knots are illustrated as flat with directional arrows of path movement, while other knots are illustrated with a three dimensional piece in the background and the knot setting on the piece and in the foreground.
www.beadwrangler.com /book-knot5.htm   (540 words)

 Knots on the Web (Peter Suber)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Maintained by Jan Korpegård. Under each knot, Korpegård gives the knot's name in 10 languages, and asks readers of other languages to send him the names of the same knots in their languages; he even provides the form for submitting the names electronically.
Decorative knotting, some for sale, by a man who calls himself the world's best (which may or may be true), and who thinks of himself as alone in his art (which is fortunately false).
Because the knots for (say) square-rigged sailing ships, stevedores, steeplejacks, and draymen have been made obsolete by modern tecchnologies, the book is of immense historical value, even if these knots were not transferable to other applications.
www.earlham.edu /~peters/knotlink.html   (7098 words)

 Rhinoceros - What is NURBS?
Knots that are not uniform are called non‑uniform.
The N and U in NURBS stand for non‑uniform and indicate that the knots in a NURBS curve are permitted to be non-uniform.
Since the number of knots is equal to (N+degree‑1), where N is the number of control points, adding knots also adds control points and removing knots removes control points.
www.rhino3d.com /nurbs.htm   (1215 words)

 Ian's Shoelace Site - Shoelace Knots - How To Tie Your Shoes
This knot is the end result of analysing numerous secure knots and combining their best features, with the emphasis on symmetry: Make two loops and pass them both through the "hole" in the middle.
Just as the Surgeon's Knot is like the Standard Knot secured with an extra pass through the middle, the "Turquoise Turtle Knot" is like the Two Loop Knot ("Bunny Ears") secured with an extra pass through the middle.
This knot is a curiosity that often results from tying the Ian Knot wrongly.
www.fieggen.com /shoelace/knots.htm   (931 words)

 Basic Sailing: Knots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Knots are needed to control all of the various lines, painters, halyards, and sheets on a sailboat.
A knot is usually found at the end of a rope, but the term is also used to describe a hitch (which is used to secure a rope to another object), and a bend which is used to tie two ropes together.
The standing part is not used in forming the knot (it is the part under strain).
www.scils.rutgers.edu /~elfox/knots.html   (285 words)

Generally, the knot awards are worn by adult leaders.
If the knot award is earned in more than one program then more than one device should be worn.
Once earned as a youth, the knot may be displayed on the uniform from that time forward.
www.northernstarbsa.org /Advancement   (786 words)

 List of knots: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of knots: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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Post a link to definition / meaning of " List of knots " on your site.
www.encyclopedian.com /li/List-of-knots.html   (89 words)

 Knots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Second, the more knots you know the easier it is to learn new knots.
My intention here it to present a short list of knots that everyone should be able to "Tie in the dark", these same knots will service everyone from Boy Scout, to House Wife, to Deep Sea Sailor.
A short and seemingly pointless exploration of the variations of the Square Knot, is intended show the relationship between simular knots.
bauerhaus.ws /boat/knots/index.html   (188 words)

 Boy Scout Knots Quick Quiz
c) The Knotting knot forms a tight "ball" and is used for climbing long ropes.
b) The Short Rope knot is used to shorten a piece of rope.
b) This knot is used to add a loop to a length of rope.
www.ct-troop39.org /Quiz/knot_quiz.htm   (690 words)

 Fly fisher's knots - The best knots for your flylines, leaders and tippets - Global FlyFisher
We probably never will know exactly which knot is the best, and the ultimate knot has not yet been tied.
I'll list the following knots in a knot table and show how to tie them one by one -- with a little comment attached.
There is some general advise on knot tying, though, because not even the smartest knot will hold, if it's tied in a wrong way.
globalflyfisher.com /fishbetter/knots   (519 words)

 Great Garlic Knots - Allrecipes
Brush the knots with the egg, and sprinkle the rosemary and garlic onto the knots.
With one recipe for a loaf of bread I had enough knots to serve 15 people with some left over.
I was looking for a recipe to match garlic knots that I had eaten at a restaurant and loved.
allrecipes.com /recipe/great-garlic-knots/detail.aspx   (282 words)

 Persistent laminations from Seifert surfaces: knots built
This page gives the current results of a search for knots from the standard tables which can be built by the construction found in the paper "Persistent laminations from Seifert surfaces".
Currently just over 45 percent (i.e., 116) of the (250) prime knots with ten or fewer crossings can be so constructed.
You can download a zip file containing illustrative projections of these knots, in a form readable by SnapPea.
www.math.unl.edu /~mbrittenham2/ldt/knots/knotlst1.html   (70 words)

 fireboat.org - Historic Fireboat John J. Harvey - Life Saver, National Treasure
The average specifications for these 28 fireboats was about 100' in length, over 7000 gallons per minute (gpm) pump capacity, with a speed of 15 knots.
This list includes all vessels built as fireboats as well as the four tenders Velox, Captain Connell, Smoke, and Smoke II.
Tenders were used as auxiliary boats to assist the big fireboats or as command stations for Chiefs.
www.fireboat.org /history/fleetlist.asp   (383 words)

 The Outdoor Knots Book
The preponderance of nautical knots that have few if any applications for nonsailors (or even real sailors) dilutes the usefulness of many knot books.
In The Outdoor Knots Book, I have narrowed the list of knots down to those most practical for hikers, campers, climbers, scramblers, canoeists, kayakers, and pretty much anyone else who spends time playing outside.
Others may be knots you were aware of but too intimidated to try, or perhaps you were unclear about their applications and advantages.
www.clydesoles.com /Front/Knots.html   (216 words)

 Contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The list with knots and their invariants (up to 12 crossings)
Its goal is to extend the discussion from the study of knots to the study of links.
Educational institutions are encouraged to reproduce and distribute these materials for educational use free of charge as long as credit and notification are provided.
www.inst.bnl.gov /~wei/contents.html   (117 words)

 Fishing Knots, Spooling a Reel, Tie Line To Reel, Arbor Fishing Knot (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Remember not only should you be able to tie your knot fairly quick but you should be able to tie your fishing knot properly fairly quick.
The book offers an extensive list of knots and rigs which have been brilliantly illustrated by master angler Geoff Wilson.
You may also see the Arbor Knot (listed on Fintalk) for a quick and easy way of tying line to a reel.
www.fintalk.com.cob-web.org:8888 /fishing-knots/reel-spool.html   (906 words)

Thanks for letting me keep Hard Knots at Wilshire Pines during her renovation for the high seas.
Apache Junction, Arizona- Thank you for letting me keep Hard Knots on your property during the postponement period..
Steve, thanks for not letting Brenda steal Hard Knots like she stole my car!
members.cox.net /hardknotscentre/html/thank_you_list.html   (381 words)

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