Knockdownfac vs Knockout - What's the difference?

knockdownfac | knockout |

As a noun knockout is

the act of making someone unconscious, or at least unable to come back on their feet within a certain period of time; a tko.

As an adjective knockout is

rendering someone unconscious.


Not English

Knockdownfac has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'knockdownfac':

kinesthetic, kinaesthetic



Alternative forms

* knock-out


(en noun)
  • The act of making someone unconscious, or at least unable to come back on their feet within a certain period of time; a TKO.
  • The boxer scored a knockout on his opponent.
  • The deactivation of anything.
  • * 1989 , Network World (6 February 1989, page 82)
  • Pull the plug on a node to see how the network handles a node knockout .
  • (informal) Something wildly popular, entertaining, or funny.
  • If you've ever had a sack race, you know it's a real knockout for kids and adults alike.
  • (informal) A very attractive person, especially a beautiful woman.
  • * 1995 , Rhonda K. Reinholtz et al.'', " Sexual Discourse and Sexual Intercourse," in P. J. Kalbfleisch and M. J. Cody, eds., ''Gender, Power, and Communications in Human Relationships , p. 150,
  • Phrases such as "she bowled me over," "she's striking," and "she's a knockout " suggest that the woman affects the man in ways he cannot mediate or control.
  • A partially punched opening meant for optional later removal.
  • They left a knockout in the panel for running extra wires someday.
  • (genetics) The deactivation of a particular gene.
  • (genetics) A creature engineered with a particular gene deactivated.
  • (printing) An event where a foreground color causes a background color not to print.
  • (sports) A tournament, in which a team or player must beat the opponent in order to progress to the next round.
  • the knockout stages of the competition
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 3 , author=Chris Bevan , title=Rubin Kazan 1 - 0 Tottenham , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=In truth, Tottenham never really looked like taking all three points and this defeat means they face a battle to reach the knockout stages -with their next home game against PAOK Salonika on 30 November likely to prove decisive.}}


    * Portuguese: * Spanish:


  • Rendering someone unconscious.
  • He delivered a knockout blow.
  • Amazing; gorgeous; beautiful.
  • You should have seen her knockout eyes.
  • (genetics) Designating an organism in which a particular gene has been removed or deactivated.
  • * 1999 , (Matt Ridley), Genome , Harper Perennial 2004, p. 255:
  • The result is a so-called knockout mouse, reared with a single gene silenced, the better to reveal that gene's true purpose.
  • Causing elimination from a competition
  • * 2012 , Ben Smith, Leeds United 2-1 Everton []
  • Rodolph Austin delivered the knockout blow from close range 20 minutes from time, after Aidan White had given Leeds a dream start after four minutes.