Textual thesaurus for "knot"

(noun) Calidris canutus, grayback, greyback

a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

(noun) slub, burl

soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design

(noun) naut mi, nautical mile, mile, air mile, mi, international nautical mile

a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude

(noun) gnarl

something twisted and tight and swollen

their muscles stood out in knots; the old man's fists were two great gnarls; his stomach was in knots

(verb) tangle, ravel

tangle or complicate

a ravelled story