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nautical at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


nautical at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1552, from M.Fr. nautique, from L. nauticus "pertaining to ships or sailors," from Gk. nautikos, from nautes "sailor," from naus "ship," from PIE *nau- "boat." ///

nautical at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: nauticus, from Greek, from nautes 'sailor', from naus 'ship']// relating to ships, boats, or sailing// --All the waiters were dressed in nautical attire.//

nautical at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "nautical":
bathymetric, bathyorographical, boating, deep-sea, hydrographic,
marine, maritime, naval, navigational, ocean-going, oceanic,
oceanographic, pelagic, sailing, salty, seafaring, seagoing,
seamanlike, seamanly, terriginous, thalassic, water-borne,

nautical at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Navigation): sailing, seafaring, nautical, maritime, naval, seagoing, coasting, afloat, navigable, aerial, aeronautic.

nautical at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

connected with ships, sailors and sailing:
nautical terms

Nautical at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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.

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}.

Surveying \Sur*vey"ing\, n.
That branch of applied mathematics which teaches the art of
determining the area of any portion of the earth's surface,
the length and directions of the bounding lines, the contour
of the surface, etc., with an accurate delineation of the
whole on paper; the act or occupation of making surveys.

{Geodetic surveying}, geodesy.

{Maritime}, or {Nautical}, {surveying}, that branch of
surveying which determines the forms of coasts and
harbors, the entrances of rivers, with the position of
islands, rocks, and shoals, the depth of water, etc.

{Plane surveying}. See under {Plane}, a.

{Topographical surveying}, that branch of surveying which
involves the process of ascertaining and representing upon
a plane surface the contour, physical features, etc., of
any portion of the surface of the earth.

nautical at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or
seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine
insurance" [syn: {maritime}, {marine}]

nautical at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » nauticus|lang=la||of or relating to sailors


* Inter: IPA » /ˈnɔːtɪkl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"nO:tIkl/


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


      Inter: trans-top » relating to ships, shipping, navigation, and seamen

  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|nàutic
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|nautisch
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|naŭtika
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|merenkulullinen, meri-, merenkulku-
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|nautique
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ναυτικός|sc=Grek
  • Hebrew: ימי {{m}}, ימית {{f}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|nautico|m, Inter: t+ » it|nautica|f
    • Japanese: 航海の (kōkai no)
    • Polish: morski {{m}}, żeglarski {{m}}
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|морской|tr=morskój|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|навигационный|tr=navigaciónnyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|мореходный|tr=mor'exódnyj|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|náutico
    • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|morwrol

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