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Stopper knot

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A stopper knot (or simply stopper) is a knot that creates a fixed thicker point on an otherwise uniform thickness rope for the purpose of preventing unreeving: stopping the rope at that point from slipping out of a narrow passage. [1]

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Ashley's stopper knot

Ashley's stopper knot, also known as the oysterman's stopper, is a knot developed by Clifford W. Ashley around 1910.

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A belayer is belaying behind a lead climber. Belaying refers to a variety of techniques climbers use to exert tension on a climbing rope so that a falling climber does not fall very far.

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Block (sailing)

In sailing, a block is a single or multiple pulley.

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Celtic button knot

A Celtic button knot is a stopper knot on a single rope that results in a spherical decorative knot with hair braid / basket weave pattern.

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Chinese button knot

Chinese button knot is essentially a diamond knot where the lanyard loop is shortened to a minimum, i.e. tightened to the knot itself.

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Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object.

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Diamond knot

The diamond knot (or knife lanyard knot) is a knot for forming a decorative loop on the end of a cord such as on a lanyard.

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Double fisherman's knot

The double fisherman's knot or grapevine knot is a bend, or a knot used to join two lengths of rope.

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Double overhand knot

The double overhand knot is simply a logical extension of the regular overhand knot, made with one additional pass.

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Fiador knot

The fiador knot (also Theodore knot) is a decorative, symmetrical knot used in equine applications to create items such as rope halters, hobbles, and components of the fiador on some hackamore designs.

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Figure-eight knot

The figure-eight knot or figure-of-eight knot is a type of stopper knot.

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Figure-eight loop

A figure-eight loop (also figure-eight on a bight or Flemish loop or Flemish eight) is a type of knot created by a loop on the bight.

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Friendship knot

The friendship knot is a decorative knot which is used to tie neckerchieves, lanyards and in Chinese knotting.

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A knot is a method of fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving.

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List of binding knots

A binding knot is a knot that may be used to keep an object or multiple loose objects together, using a string or a rope that passes at least once around them.

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List of decorative knots

A decorative or ornamental knot (also fancy knot) is an often complex knot exhibiting repeating patterns.

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List of friction hitch knots

A friction hitch is a kind of knot used to attach one rope to another in a way that is easily adjusted.

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Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.

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Overhand knot

The overhand knot is one of the most fundamental knots, and it forms the basis of many others, including the simple noose, overhand loop, angler's loop, reef knot, fisherman's knot, and water knot.

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Reef knot

The reef knot, or square knot, is an ancient and simple binding knot used to secure a rope or line around an object.

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Rock-climbing equipment

A wide range of equipment is used during rock or any other type of climbing that includes equipment commonly used to protect a climber against the consequences of a fall.

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Rolling hitch

The rolling hitch is a knot (see also Magnus hitch) used to attach a rope to a rod, pole, or another rope.

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A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.

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Rope rescue

Rope rescue is a subset of technical rescue that involves the use of Rope, be it steel or cable rope, or more commonly used nylon, polyester, or other type of rope.

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Seizings are a class of stopping knots used to semi-permanently bind together two ropes, two parts of the same rope, or rope and another object.

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Sheet (sailing)

In sailing, a sheet is a line (rope, cable or chain) used to control the movable corner(s) (clews) of a sail.

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Stevedore knot

The stevedore knot is a stopper knot, often tied near the end of a rope.

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Strangle knot

The strangle knot is a simple binding knot.

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The Ashley Book of Knots

The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W. Ashley.

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True lover's knot

The term true lover's knot, also called true love knot is used for many distinct knots.

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Turn (knot)

A turn is one round of rope on a pin or cleat, or one round of a coil.

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Underwriter's knot

The underwriter's knot is used in electrical wiring as strain relief to prevent a cable from being pulled from electrical terminals when the cable is yanked.

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Whipping knot

A whipping knot or whipping is a binding of twine or whipcord around the end of a rope to prevent its natural tendency to fray.

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A winch is a mechanical device that is used to pull in (wind up) or let out (wind out) or otherwise adjust the "tension" of a rope or wire rope (also called "cable" or "wire cable").

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stopper_knot

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