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An example use of knot in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… simple today we use knot theory to solve …”
A knot is a type of loop that is formed by interlacing two or more strands of one or more flexible materials.
the word knot occurs in english on average 7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that knot can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) life, nature, and living environment;
3) transport and travel;