BOWLINE

A knot used to form a temporary loop in the end of a line

Bowline

a knot which makes a loop that will not slip

Bowline

Popular type of knot with a sailing origin, used to secure the end of a rope to a bar or other fixed object.

Bowline

In sailing ships, the bowline is a rope leading forward, which is fastened by bridles to loops in the ropes on the perpendicular edge of the square sails. It is used to keep the weather-edge of the sail tight forward and ready when the ship is close-hauled to the wind.
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Bowline

A type of knot, producing a strong loop of a fixed size, topologically similar to a sheet bend. Also a rope attached to the side of a sail to pull it towards the bow (for keeping the windward edge of the sail steady).
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bowline

[n] - a loop knot that neither slips not jams
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Bowline

(Pronounced bo-lin.) It is the knot used to make an eye or a loop in rope's end. It is one of the very few knots that every sailor should know. Commonly used on the Laser 2 to attach lines to the sails (eg sheets to the spinnaker, or outhaul to the mainsail), tie halyards to the heads of sails, and many other uses.
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Bowline

Bow'line noun [ Confer Dutch boelijn , Icelandic böglïna ..., Danish bovline ; properly the line attached to the shoulder or side of the sail. See Bow (of a ship), and Line .] (Nautical) A rope fastened near the middle of the leech or perpendicular edge of t...
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bowline

bowline knot noun a loop knot that neither slips nor jams
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Bowline

• (n.) A rope fastened near the middle of the leech or perpendicular edge of the square sails, by subordinate ropes, called bridles, and used to keep the weather edge of the sail tight forward, when the ship is closehauled.
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bowline

(from the article `knot`) The bowline (L) forms a loop that cannot slip. It is a very common and useful knot that is used for mooring boats and hoisting or hauling objects. It ...
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Bowline

Knot used to form a temporary loop in a line
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Bowline

The bowline is a non-slip knot. It is so named after being used on ships to fasten the bowline-bridles to the cringles.
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bowline

[see knots]
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Bowline

A type of knot, producing a strong loop of a fixed size, topologically similar to a sheet bend. Also a rope attached to the side of a sail to pull it towards the bow (for keeping the windward edge of the sail steady).
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Bowline

The bowline (n or n) is an ancient and simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope. It has the virtues of being both easy to tie and untie; most notably, it is easy to untie after being subjected to a load. The bowline is sometimes referred as King of the knots because of its importance. It is one of the four basic maritime knots (t...
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Bowline

A type of knot, producing a strong loop of a fixed size, topologically similar to a sheet bend. Also a rope attached to the side of a sail to pull it towards the bow (for keeping the windward edge of the sail steady).
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bowline

rope used to keep weather edge of a sail taut
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bowline

A knot used to tie a loop into a rope
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bowline

A knot used to form a temporary loop in the end of a line.
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bowline

A knot used to form a temporary loop in the end of a line.
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bowline

rope used to keep weather edge of a sail taut
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