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 Knot Knots have been the subject of interest both for their ancient origins, common use, and the mathematical implications of knot theory. Some knots are well adapted to bind to particular objects such as another rope, cleat, ring, stake or to constrict an object. 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.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/k/kn/knot.html   (1025 words)

 Knots - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) Knots have been the subject of interest both for their ancient origins, common use or the mathematical implications of 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. ;trick :A knot that is used as part of a magic trick. encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /knots.htm   (1346 words)

 knot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) Knots are essential in many industrial, work, home or recreational activities. ;decorative :A complex knot exhibiting repeating patterns often constructed around and enhancing an object, list of decrorative knots ;hitch :A knot tied to a post, cable, ring, or spar, list of hitch knots. ;lashing :A knot used to hold (usually) poles together, list of lashing knots ;loop :A knot used to create a closed circle in a line, list of loop knots. www.yourencyclopedia.net /Knot.html   (961 words)

 The world's top Knots websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) The list of knots is extensive but there are some general properties common to the various knot categories. ;trick :A knot that is used as part of a magic trick. The figure-of-eight knot is also known as the savoy knot or the flemish knot. www.websbiggest.com /dir-wiki.cfm/Top/Reference/Knots   (1274 words)

 Knot - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) A knot uniting two lines (for knots joining two ends of the same line, see binding knots or loops), list of bends. A knot used to hold two lines or two parts of the same line together, list of seizing knots. A knot tied to hold a line through a hole, list of stopper knots. www.open-encyclopedia.com /Knot   (891 words)

 Knot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) The list of knots is extensive but there are some properties common to the various knot categories. example loop knots share the attribute of having kind of an anchor point constructed on standing end (such as a loop or overhand into which the working end is easily hitched to using a turn). My fascination with knots grew out of years spent as a stage hand, where it was a necessity to know how to tie a bowline, a clove hitch, the occassional trucker's hitch, and of course knots tied on the bight when y... www.freeglossary.com /Knots   (1242 words)

 Is String Theory in Knots? A fundamental unsolved problem in knot theory, he told us, is to discover an algorithm which can tell when a loop of string is a knot or not. Knot theory now looked like it was going to have applications to solving quantum gravity and probably other problems in condensed matter theory. Knot theory is important in understanding the physics of particles with fractional statistics: anyons or parafermions. www.weburbia.com /pg/knots.htm   (2891 words)

 Knotblog: All About Knots As is the case with many knots, both its security and its stability could be increased by attaching the tail to the standing part with a backup knot such as two half hitches or half a grapevine. Assuming that the strength of a knot depends on the severity of the first curve (as argued in the paper on strength in allaboutknots.com), then this is a very strong knot because the first curve is quite gentle. This method is useful when the knot is “tied around a stanchion or a tall pole, where there is no access to the top.” In this method, the knot is built by reeving the end, as shown in #1189; this method contrasts with #1188 and #1251, which are cast. allaboutknots.blogspot.com   (6349 words)

 Knots Whichever way you prefer to wind in, the trick is to loop the line over the hub of the drum so it draws the noose up tight as you wind in. Properly tied, this knot is as pretty as it is strong. This Prusik Knot was used during a falconry display to attach a small clip to my kite line for holding a falconry lure. www.deltas.freeserve.co.uk /knots.html   (2716 words)

 Knot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) For example, loop knots share the attribute of having some kind of an anchor pointconstructed on the standing end (such as a loop or overhand knot) intowhich the working end is easily hitched to using a round turn). Knots used tie up lines for storage, list of coilknots. For example the overhand knot is alsoknown as the thumb knot. www.therfcc.org /knot-124012.html   (813 words)

 Virtual Knots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) In knot theory, we would like to be able to tell when two knots are the same and when two knots are different. Moving a knot around in space does not change what kind of knot it is -- in order to get a different knot, we have to cut the strand, tie a different knot in it, and rejoin the ends. The usual technique that knot theorists use is to devise knot invariants, which are numerical or algebraic quantities associated to particular knot diagrams in such a way that doing Reidemeister moves on the diagram does not change the numerical quantity. www.math.ucr.edu /~snelson/vknots.html   (2638 words)

 Category:Knots - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Knots are used to fasten and secure material such as string or rope to itself or something else. Due to England's strong naval tradition, the English language has a large technical vocabulary for describing knots. Of relevance here, a bend is a knot used to attach two pieces of line together, and a hitch is a knot used to attach a piece of line to rigid object. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Knots   (93 words)

 Knot - InformationBlast bend:A knot uniting two lines (for knots joining two ends of the same line, see binding knots or loops), list of bends. seizing:A knot used to hold two lines or two parts of the same line together, list of seizing knots. trick:A knot that is used as part of a magic trick. www.informationblast.com /Knot.html   (810 words)

 Knot Anti-knot :An anti-knot would be a knot on a rope that cancels out the corresponding knot when the two are made to meet along the rope. Seizing :A knot used to hold two lines or two parts of the same line together. Trick :A knot that is used as part of a magic trick, a joke, or a puzzle. articles.gourt.com /en/knot   (965 words)

 Knot | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) The approximate strength of a rope with a given knot as compared to the rope's strength without the knot, expressed at a percentage. A knot uniting two lines (for knots joining two ends of the same line, see binding knots or loops). A knot that is used as part of a magic trick, a joke, or a puzzle. www.tutorgig.co.uk /ed/Knot   (1116 words)

 EZGeography - List of knots The variant knot names are included in the list with redirecting links to the most formal name. See the knot discussion for format guidelines and discussion. list of bends, list of binding knots, list of coil knots, list of decorative knots, list of hitch knots, list of lashing knots, list of loop knots, list of plait knots, list of running knots, list of seizing knots, list of sennit knots, list of splices, list of stopper knots, list of trick knots www.ezgeography.com /encyclopedia/List_of_knots   (169 words)

 Knots & Sazerac Common knots are the Blood Knot, the Nail Knot, the Cinch Knot, and the Perfection Knot. The Blood Knot, used for connection two line of similar width, is the first one that had given me hell. Both of these knots can be used for joining a fatter line to a thinner one (the heavy "fly line" to the thinner "leader"). www.coastnews.com /sf/knots/knots.htm   (2280 words)

 Knots on the Web (Peter Suber) 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.htm   (7098 words)

 ROPES AND KNOTS | CHANDLERY SAILING AND MOTOR BOAT EQUIPMENT | SOLAR NAVIGATOR WORLD ELECTRIC NAVIGATION CHALLENGE. Every would be sailor must know his or her ropes and become familiar with some common knots, just to be able to tie up a boat to a jetty. There are all kinds of rope and all kinds of knots, each with a different use. 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. www.solarnavigator.net /knots.htm   (958 words)

 knots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) I've been fooling around with knots for the past 17 years and I have found that it is not easy to find a lot of materials used in knot tying and fancy ropework (especially here in Alaska) If you are interested in finding sources for information in knot tying check out my links section. KNOT TYING VIDEOS BY MARTIN COMBS: A couple of videos for sale that will assist you in making a bellrope and also boatswain pipe lanyards. KNOT TYING COMPUTER PROGRAMS: By Frank in Sisters Oregon, have a look in there he has some demos and a screen saver. members.tripod.com /~knots/index-2.html   (1240 words)

 The world's top Knots websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) Climbing variations of the girth hitch, the dogvine, the mule knot, and the Figure-8. Covers common caving knots including the double figure-8 on a bight and the farmer's knot. Illustrations and instructions for a large number of knots used in fishing, boating and paddling. www.dirs.org /dir-wiki.cfm/Top/Reference/Knots   (1274 words)

 Knots Landing TV Show Cast Members The Knots Landing TV show was a prime time soap opera drama series about several families living in a small California community called Knots Landing. The Knots Landing TV show was a "spin-off" of the series, "Dallas". There can be no doubt that the huge success of Dallas and then Knots Landing, paved the way for several other prime time drama series such as "Falcon Crest (1981)", "Dynasty (1981)", and "The Colbys (1985)". www.crazyabouttv.com /knotslanding.html   (457 words)

 [No title] Subject: MtMan-List: Fish Hooks and knots I have seen those hooks without eyes, but was curious as to how they get tied on, if someone would please point me in the direction of how to do that, I would appreciate the assistance. The knot is too difficult to describe but you'll find a diagram of it in almost any book on fishing tackle, sailors' knots, or--probably--even the Boy Scout Manual. It's the knot that is found on a pre-snelled hook. www.xmission.com /pub/lists/hist_text/archive/v01.n1252   (4766 words)

 Amazon.com: Knots and Crosses (An Inspector Rebus Novel): Books: Ian Rankin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) Ian Rankin was born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960. Not that Knots and Crosses is terrible, it is better than most but I keep getting the feeling that Ian Rankin is capable of a lot more research and be elaborate more on the protagonist and antagonist's relationship. Knots and Crosses is the first book in the Inspector Rebus series done by Ian Rankin. www.amazon.com /Knots-Crosses-Inspector-Rebus-Novel/dp/0312956738   (2197 words)

 ProYo Trick Bible Comprehensively written and extensively illustrated, The Illustrated Pro-Yo Trick Bible has emerged truly unique in its level of clarity, putting the secrets of yo-yo mastery well within reach of all its eager disciples, young and old alike. All the basics of yo-yo'ing are taught simply and thoroughly, including string length, tension and replacement, slip knots and looping methods, breaking in your axle, proper throwing technique and more. Also includes an extensive reference list of yo-yo product and information resources (60 companies and individuals) including names, addresses, phone numbers, web sites, and e-mail addresses where applicable, to help you locate yo-yos, strings, books, videos, t-shirts, newsletters, and whatever else you are looking for in the world of yo. www.yoyo-tricks.com   (310 words)

 Knot Starting with the flawed theory of Kelvin's knotted vortex to the work of Thurston, Jones and Witten, knot theory has circled back to its ancestral origins of theoretical physics. The Siamese Human Knot was in one episode for about 4 minutes, but this form of 'torture' fascinated the creator of this tribute. Listing of every knot of up to 11 crossings in braid notation. www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Knot   (1769 words)

 Letter L Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) List of Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago List of Professorships at the University of Cambridge There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article List of programs broadcast by Adult Swim. www.mauspfeil.net /L_487.html   (172 words)

 Knot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) Knots have been the subject of interest for their ancient origins common use or mathematical implications of knot theory. Many knots such the bowline can be tied in either the or the bight. The most stimulating parts were already discovered and passed on in the original personalized wedding book "With These Words...I Thee Wed"--secular and religious vows, an... www.freeglossary.com /Knot   (1242 words)

 The Linking Page - The Daily Magic Newswire Some tricks, like pulling a rabbit from the hat, are simple, while others, like those that involve knots or sleight of hand, are more complex. Most of the tricks involve magical transpositions and disappearances, and most are performed with the aid of small included "magician's gimmicks" like a hollow plastic thumb-tip and a hollow fl wand. The coolest magic tricks have been gathered together in one book, best-selling author David Pogue's Magic For Dummies, which is guaranteed to leave your friends, family and coworkers spellbound at your mastery of the mystical arts. www.linkingpage.com /books.html   (4213 words)

 rec.crafts.knots FAQ Knots should be tested to see when they hold, slip or jam when tied in different ropes. I didn't see any animals listed in the membership handbook, but the IGKT is open to anyone interested in knotting (whether expert or simply hoping to learn from others). One trick for cutting it neatly is to tape the spot you want to cut first, and then cut in the middle of the tape. www.msen.com /~pwmeek/knots/knot-faq.html   (3629 words)

 Amazon.com: Knots and How to Tie Them: Books: Walter B. Gibson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30) Other problems: there is a picture of each knot as it's being laid, but not of the knot as it appears when dressed (tightened) -- this can make a huge difference for some of them. Each subject is accompanied by hand drawn pictures of the knot being described as well as a clear description of how to tie it. The knots are divided into sections in the book, arranged by similarity of application. www.amazon.com /Knots-How-Them-Walter-Gibson/dp/0517093693   (1320 words)

 Sports & Recreation How To Guides | eHow.com One of the most basic of knots is the square knot. Taking a trick from telemark skiers of a hundred years ago and using a lurk - a long stick or pole held in both hands and used for balance - may improve your skiing. This trick is just like a normal kneeboarding wake jump, but instead you'll spin 180 degrees in the air and land riding backward. www.ehow.com /list_1076_6.html   (925 words)

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