Nautical almanac

Nautical almanac
Nautical Nau"tic*al, a. [L. nauticus, Gr. naytiko`s, fr. nay`ths a seaman, sailor, fr. nay^s ship: cf. F. nautique. See {Nave} of a church.] Of or pertaining to seamen, to the art of navigation, or to ships; as, nautical skill. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Naval; marine; maritime. See {Naval}. [1913 Webster]

{Nautical almanac}. See under {Almanac}.

{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}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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