Sea mile
Sea mile Sea" mile` A geographical mile. See {Mile}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea mile — n a unit for measuring distance at sea that is slightly longer than a land mile, and equals 1853 metres = ↑nautical mile …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sea mile — UK US noun [C] MEASURES, TRANSPORT ► NAUTICAL MILE(Cf. ↑nautical mile) …   Financial and business terms

  • sea mile — sea ,mile noun count a NAUTICAL MILE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sea mile — ► NOUN ▪ a unit of distance equal to a minute of arc of a great circle, varying between approximately 2,014 yards (1,842 metres) at the equator and 2,035 yards (1,861 metres) at the pole …   English terms dictionary

  • sea mile — noun a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters) • Syn: ↑mile • Derivationally related forms: ↑miler (for: ↑mile) • Hypernyms: ↑nautical linear unit …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea mile — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sea mile : singular sea mile plural sea miles a nautical mile …   English dictionary

  • sea mile — jūrmylė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Jūros mylia – atstumo matas, naudojamas jūreivystėje. Viena jūrmylė atitinka Žemės dienovidinio vienos minutės ilgį, t. y. 1852,3 m. atitikmenys: angl. nautical mile; sea mile vok.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • sea mile — noun (C) a unit for measuring distance at sea that is slightly longer than a land mile, and equals 1853 metres; nautical mile …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sea mile — noun Date: 1796 nautical mile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea mile — nautical mile, or one minute of arc of a great circle (1,842 metres at the equator and 1,861 m at the pole) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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