Nautical Mile

Science / Weather / Nautical Mile: A unit of length used in marine navigation that is equal to a minute of arc of a great circle on a sphere. One international nautical mile is equivalent to 1,852 meters or 1.151 statue miles.

Other Words for Nautical

Nautical Adjective Synonyms: maritime, marine, seafaring, seagoing, naval, boating, yachting, sailing, navigational

Sea Mile

Science / Weather / Sea Mile: A unit of length distinguished from a nautical mile. One sea mile is equivalent to 1,000 fathoms (6,000 feet). MORE

Nautical Twilight

Science / Weather / Nautical Twilight: The time after civil twilight, when the brighter stars used for celestial navigation have appeared and the horizon may still be seen. It ends when the center of the sun is 12 degrees below the horizon MORE

Nautical Mile

Technology / Aviation / Nautical Mile: The most common distance measurement in aviation. A nautical mile is equivalent to 1.15 statute (standard U.S.) miles. MORE

Air Mile

Life Style / Travel / Air Mile: A distance of approx. 6076 feet. MORE


Entertainment / Golf / Smile: A cut in the cover of a golf ball which, because of the spherical shape of the ball, appears as a curve similar to a smiling mouth MORE

Unlimited Mileage

Life Style / Travel / Unlimited Mileage: No mileage restriction when renting a car. This is the best way to go, as a time-and-mileage rate can be very expensive when you add up the additional mileage charges (can be as high as 25-cents or mo MORE