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Encyclopedia > Lashing knot

A lashing is the use of a rope, that has been affixed by means of a hitch, for the purpose of holding two poles, staves or other rigid objects together. A lashing is a specialised type of knot, the purpose of which is to tie two objects together. In this way structures such as bridges or towers may be built with the use of ropes and spars. Rope is also the title of a movie by Alfred Hitchcock Coils of rope used for long-line fishing A rope is a length of fibers, twisted or braided together to improve strength, for pulling and connecting. ... Some knots: 1. ...

Types of lashings include square, diagonal, sheer, round and gym lashings. Mr Quek Wei Yang, 14, is currently proclaimed a master of lashing along with Mr Julian Lim and grand master, Mr Ivan Lim. Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Knot stubs | Lashing knots ... The diagonal lashing is a type of lashing. ... The sheer lashing is a type of lashing. ... The round lashing is a type of lashing. ... The tripod lashing is a type of lashing. ...

The object may be the loose ends of a rope or bundle of poles or a parcel.

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 Knot (796 words) A knot is a method for fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving. 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).
 Knot: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Knot (938 words) Knots placed at a distance of 47 feet 3 inches passed through a sailor's fingers, while another used a 28-second sandglass to time the operation. Knots have been the subject of interest both for their ancient origins, common use or their mathematical implications, see knot theory. In knot theory, a knot is an embedding of a circle in 3-D space, considered up to deformations (isotopies).
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