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Nautical almanacAlmanac Al"ma*nac (?; 277), n. [LL. almanac, almanach: cf. F.
almanach, Sp. almanaque, It. almanacco, all of uncertain
A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months,
to which astronomical data and various statistics are often
added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun
and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of
churches, terms of courts, etc.
Nautical almanac, an almanac, or year book, containing
astronomical calculations (lunar, stellar, etc.), and
other information useful to mariners. Nautical mileMile Mile, n. [AS. m[=i]l, fr. L. millia, milia; pl. of mille
a thousand, i. e., milia passuum a thousand paces. Cf. Mill
the tenth of a cent, Million.]
A certain measure of distance, being equivalent in England
and the United States to 320 poles or rods, or 5,280 feet.
Note: The distance called a mile varies greatly in different
countries. Its length in yards is, in Norway, 12,182;
in Brunswick, 11,816; in Sweden, 11,660; in Hungary,
9,139; in Switzerland, 8,548; in Austria, 8,297; in
Prussia, 8,238; in Poland, 8,100; in Italy, 2,025; in
England and the United States, 1,760; in Spain, 1,552;
in the Netherlands, 1,094.
Geographical, or Nautical mile, one sixtieth of a degree
of a great circle of the earth, or 6080.27 feet.
Mile run. Same as Train mile. See under Train.
Roman mile, a thousand paces, equal to 1,614 yards English
Statute mile, a mile conforming to statute, that is, in
England and the United States, a mile of 5,280 feet, as
distinguished from any other mile.
Nautically Nau"tic*al*ly, adv.
In a nautical manner; with reference to nautical affairs.
Meaning of Nautical from wikipedia
- (also called
observation, or "lunar" for short) that, with a nautical
almanac, can be used to calculate
the time at zero longitude
- A nautical
mile is a unit of measurement
used in both air and marine
navigation, and for the definition
waters. Historically, it was defined...
or in a separate chart
room, nearby. It includes
a table sized
for nautical charts where calculations
are made. The navigator...
- of nautical
terms; some remain
many date from the 17th to 19th centuries. See also Wiktionary's nautical
- A nautical chart
is a graphic representation
of a sea area and adjacent coastal
on the scale
of the chart, it may show depths
- The knot (/nɒt/) is a unit of speed equal
to one nautical
mile per hour, exactly
1.852 km/h (approximately 1.15078 mph or 0.514 m/s). The ISO standard...
- The nautical
star is a symbolic
star ****ociated with the sea services
of the United States armed forces
and with tattoo
culture. It is usually
BMNT (begin morning nautical
twilight, i.e. nautical
dawn) and EENT (end evening nautical
twilight, i.e. nautical
dusk) are used and considered...
to the systems
used by ships
on high seas to express their local
time keeping dates
back to the early
- The Nautical Institute
(NI) is an international professional organisation
in the United
Kingdom. It was established
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