Running Knot

A knot which tightens around an object when strained but slackens when the strain is removed. Running knots are sometimes also known as slip knots or nooses.

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Owen, P. Knots. Philadelphia, PA: Courage, p. 60, 1993.

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Running Knot

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Running Knot." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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