Sheet-bend definition

A knot in which one rope or piece of yarn is made fast to the bight of another.
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(naut.) A knot used in fastening a rope to the bight of another rope or to an eye.
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A type of knot that can be used to join two ropes of different diameters.
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Noun

Singular:
sheet-bend
Plural:
sheet bends