Knot

Science / Tides and Currents / Knot: A speed unit of 1 international nautical mile (1,852.0 meters or 6,076.115,49 international feet) per hour.

Other Words for Knot

Knot Noun Synonyms: snarl, gnarl, tangle, tie, bond
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Knotting Compound

Life Style / Painting / Knotting Compound: A clear finish or sealant for floors, for sealing knots. MORE

Hurricane

Science / Weather / Hurricane: The name for a tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (65 knots) or greater in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. This MORE

Wind Speed

Science / Weather / Wind Speed: The rate of the motion of the air on a unit of time. It can be measured in a number of ways. In observing, it is measured in knots, or nautical miles per hour. The unit most often used in the United S MORE

Typhoon

Science / Weather / Typhoon: The name for a tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (65 knots) or greater in the western North Pacific Ocean. This same tropical cyclone is known as a hurricane in the eastern No MORE

Storm Winds

Science / Weather / Storm Winds: On the Beaufort Wind Scale, a wind with speeds from 56 to 63 knots (64 to 72 miles per hour). MORE

Gale

Science / Weather / Gale: On the Beaufort Wind Scale, a wind with speeds from 28 to 55 knots (32 to 63 miles per hour). For marine interests, it can be categorized as a moderate gale (28 to 33 knots), a fresh gale (34 to 40 kn MORE

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