slipknot

[slip-not]
noun
a knot that slips easily along the cord or line around which it is made.
Also, slip knot.


Origin:
1650–60; slip1 + knot1

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slipknot (ˈslɪpˌnɒt)
 
n
1.  Also called: running knot a nooselike knot tied so that it will slip along the rope round which it is made
2.  a knot that can be easily untied by pulling one free end

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SlipKnot definition

web
A graphical World-Wide Web browser specifically designed for Microsoft Windows users who have Unix shell accounts with their service providers. Its primary feature is that it does not require SLIP or PPP or TCP/IP services. SlipKnot is distributed as restricted shareware.
Version: 1.0.
SlipKnot home (http://micromind.com/slipknot.htm).
E-mail: .
(2003-03-25)
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The basic story is as tight and simple as a slipknot.
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