surgeon knot

surgeon knot
a strong knot for tying tippets to leaders or segments of tippets. Not as smooth as a blood knot but stronger

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Surgeon's knot — Knot details name=Surgeon s knot caption=The surgeon s knot before tightening showing the two twists in the bottom and the one on top. names= Ligature knot type= binding type2= bend strength= origin= related= reef knot, Double overhand knot… …   Wikipedia

  • Surgeon's loop — The Surgeon s loop (aka Double Loop) is tied the same way as the Surgeon s knot but with a double strand. As such, this knot does use more line than most. It is a tad bulky but is great for making quick, strong loops at the end of lines and… …   Wikipedia

  • surgeon's knot — n any of several knots used in tying ligatures or surgical stitches esp a square knot in which the first knot has two turns * * * surgical knot a knot in which the thread is passed twice through the first loop to prevent slippage …   Medical dictionary

  • surgeon's knot — n. any of several knots used as by surgeons in tying ligatures: see KNOT1 …   English World dictionary

  • knot — knot1 knotless, adj. knotlike, adj. /not/, n., v., knotted, knotting. n. 1. an interlacing, twining, looping, etc., of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a knob or lump, for fastening, binding, or connecting two cords together or a cord… …   Universalium

  • knot — 1. An intertwining of the ends of two cords, tapes, or sutures, in such a way that they cannot easily become separated; or a similar twining or infolding of a cord in its continuity. 2. In anatomy or pathology, a node, ganglion, or circumscribed… …   Medical dictionary

  • surgeon — n. 1 a medical practitioner qualified to practise surgery. 2 a medical officer in a navy or army or military hospital. Phrases and idioms: surgeon fish any tropical marine fish of the genus Acanthurus with movable lancet shaped spines on each… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surgeon's knot — noun Date: 1733 a reef knot in which the first knot has two turns see knot illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • surgeon's knot — sur′geon s knot n. a knot resembling a reef knot, used by surgeons for tying ligatures and the like • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • surgeon's knot — a knot resembling a reef knot, used by surgeons for tying ligatures and the like. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

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