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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
- A nautical
mile is a unit of length
used in air, marine, and space
navigation, and for the definition
waters. Historically, it was defined...
a basic knowledge
of ship recognition, a basic understanding
terms, ship structure
and naval architecture
- In sailing
and boating, a vessel's freeboard
is the distance
from the waterline
to the upper
deck level, measured
at the lowest point
of sheer where
with a long nautical tradition
of accurate celestial
into 24 nautical
or in a separate chart
room, nearby. It includes
a table sized
for nautical charts where calculations
are made. The navigator...
- This glossary
of nautical terms
is an alphabetical listing
and expressions connected
with ships, shipping, seamanship
- The knot (/nɒt/) is a unit of speed equal
to one nautical
mile per hour, exactly
1.852 km/h (approximately 1.151 mph or 0.514 m/s). The ISO standard
- In nautical
terms, the word sound
is used to describe
in a tank or under
a ship. Tanks
- A gangway
is a narrow
p****age that joins
to the forecastle
of a sailing
ship. The term is also extended
to mean the narrow
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fiction, is a genre
with a setting
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