encased knot

encased knot

A knot that is not intergrown with the surrounding wood; a dead knot.
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The classifier is employed for classifying seven different types of knots, including leaf knot, encased knot, dry knot, edge knot, horn knot, sound knot and decayed knot.
The chosen knot types; as Leaf Knot, Encased Knot, Dry Knot, Edge Knot, Horn Knot, Sound Knot and Decayed Knot.
With encased knots, growth rings tend to go around the knot, encasing it.