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Meaning of nautical by Wiktionary Dictionary

nautical


    Etymology

    Latin nauticus ( “of or relating to sailors” )

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈnɔːtɪkl/, SAMPA: /"nO:tIkl/

    Adjective

    nautical ( comparative more nautical, superlative most nautical )

    1. Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen .
      nautical charts


Explanation of nautical by Wordnet Dictionary

nautical


    Adjective
    1. relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen

    2. nautical charts


    Definition of nautical by GCIDE Dictionary

    nautical


    1. Nautical a. [L. nauticus, Gr. ναυτικός, fr. ναύτης a seaman, sailor, fr. ναῦς 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”.

      Syn. -- Naval; marine; maritime. See Naval.

      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.