round knot

round knot

A knot sawn across so that it is approximately circular.
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Individually, the flowers were small, each a round knot about the size of a millet grain, but they clustered together along the last couple of inches of each stem like colorful droplets.
But she did show off a new hairstyle - swept up at the sides, twisted round and pinned in a pretty round knot at the back of her head.
She did, however, sport a new hairstyle, swept up at the sides, twisted round and pinned in a pretty round knot at the back.
MCG-05-33005, an interacting neighbor, appears as a small, round knot, nearly attached to the southwest edge of NGC 5291.
Using my 17.5-inch telescope, I logged it as "faint, fairly small, elongated 5 to 2 WNW-ESE, containing a bright core." NGC 3750 is a faint companion just 0.7' southwest, appearing as a very small, round knot. Even fainter is NGC 3754 situated just off the northeast edge of NGC 3753.