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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...
s a basic knowledgehip
recognition, a basic understanding
terms, ship structure
and naval architecture
- of nautical
terms; some remain
many date from the 17th to 19th centuries. See also Wiktionary's nautical
- 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
or in a separate chart
room, nearby. It includes
a table sized
for nautical charts where calculations
are made. The navigator...
fiction, sea fiction, naval adventure fiction
fiction, is a genre
with a setting
- A nautical chart
is a graphic representation
of a sea area and adjacent coastal
on the scale
of the chart, it may show depths
Disaster" is a song by Canadian
rock band The Tragically
Hip. It was released
1995 as the third single
from the band's 1994 album...
- A nautical almanac
is a publication describing
of a selection
of celestial bodies
for the purpose
of enabling navigators
to use celestial...
- The Nautical Institute
(NI) is an international professional organisation
in the United
Kingdom. It was established
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