nautical Idioms & Phrases


international nautical mile

  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.
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Nautical almanac

  • . See under Almanac.
Webster 1913

nautical chain

  • noun a nautical unit of length (15 ft)
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Nautical distance

  • the length in nautical miles of the rhumb line joining any two places on the earth's surface. nautical mile. see under Mile.
Webster 1913

nautical linear unit

  • noun a linear unit of distance used in navigation
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nautical mile

  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    naut mi; geographical mile; mi; Admiralty mile; mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.
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nautical signal flag

  • noun one of an international code of flag signals used between ships
    code flag.
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