Definition of International nautical mile

1. Noun. A unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude.

Exact synonyms: Air Mile, Knot, Mi, Mile, Naut Mi, Nautical Mile
Generic synonyms: Nautical Linear Unit
Derivative terms: Miler

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Literary usage of International nautical mile

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1. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"... Units = 1 international nautical mile = 1 fathom = I cable length = 1 knot Surveyor's or Gunter's Units - 1 link 4 rods = 1 chain 144 square inches 9 ..."

2. The Metric System (1992)
"... Extraordinary Hydrographie Conference, Monaco, 1929, under the name "International nautical mile." (6) This unit and its symbol were adopted by the CIPM ..."

3. Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing ...edited by Henry V. Opperman, Tina G. Butcher edited by Henry V. Opperman, Tina G. Butcher (1995)
"1 square kilometer (km2) 247.104acres 0.386 square mile 1 square meter (m2) 1 196 square yards. 10.764 square feet. 12 The international nautical mile of 1 ..."

4. Revolution in Measurement: Western European Weights and Measures Since the by Ronald Edward Zupko (1990)
"In the German States the Seemeile was identical to the international nautical mile of 1.852 kilometers or 1.15 English miles, ..."

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