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Webster 1913 Edition


Nautical

Nau′tic-al

,
Adj.
[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
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Nautical

NAUTICAL

,
Adj.
[L. A seaman, a ship, See Navy] Pertaining to seamen or navigation; as nautical skill; a nautical almanack.

Definition 2021


nautical

nautical

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Adjective

nautical (comparative more nautical, superlative most nautical)

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

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