ALGEBRAIC AND GEOMETRIC TOPOLOGY, vol.15, no.2, pp.1031-1066, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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A Legendrian or transverse knot in an overtwisted contact 3-manifold is nonloose if its complement is tight and loose if its complement is overtwisted. We define three measures of the extent of nonlooseness of a nonloose knot and show they are distinct.