tying

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knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times barrel knot , blood knot
hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye) becket bend , sheet bend , weaver's hitch , weaver's knot
tying up for sexual pleasure bondage
knot for tying a line to a spar or ring fisherman's bend
knot for tying the ends of two lines together fisherman's knot , truelove knot , true lover's knot
surgical procedure for tying hemorrhoids and excising them haemorrhoidectomy , hemorrhoidectomy
bodice tying behind neck, skimpy halter
wire for tying up bales of hay haywire
any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object knot
moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk leaf-roller , leaf roller
(surgery) tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature (as to prevent bleeding during surgery) ligation
tying or binding ligature
act of tying or binding things together ligature , tying
rope on boat for tying up painter
line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing) painter
any of several knots used in tying stitches or ligatures surgeon's knot
narrow piece of material used for binding, tying, recording, etc tape
die by tying parts together so they won't absorb dye tie-dye
something that is used for tying tier
sterilize by tying fallopian tubes tubal ligation
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