unknot

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ knot.

Noun[edit]

unknot (plural unknots)

  1. (mathematics) In knot theory, a loop that is not knotted.

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Verb[edit]

unknot (third-person singular simple present unknots, present participle unknotting, simple past and past participle unknotted)

  1. (transitive) To undo (a knot).

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