how to pronounce tangle

tæŋɡəl

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meanings of tangle

noun:

  1. A tangled twisted mass.
  2. An instrument consisting essentially of an iron bar to which are attached swabs, or bundles of frayed rope, or other similar substances, used to capture starfishes, sea urchins, and other similar creatures living at the bottom of the sea.
  3. A complicated or confused state or condition.
  4. An argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
  5. A region of the projection of a knot such that the knot crosses its perimeter exactly four times.
  6. Any long hanging thing, even a lanky person.
  7. Any large type of seaweed, especially a species of Laminaria.
  8. A form of art which consists of sections filled with repetitive patterns.

verb:

  1. To catch and hold; to ensnare.
  2. To enter into an argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
  3. To become mixed together or intertwined.
  4. To mix together or intertwine.

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