Admiralty mile
   see nautical mile.

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  • Admiralty mile — noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile • Syn: ↑nautical mile, ↑naut mi, ↑mile, ↑mi, ↑geographical mile • Derivationally related forms: ↑miler ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Admiralty mile — Brit. See nautical mile. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • mile — /muyl/, n. 1. Also called statute mile. a unit of distance on land in English speaking countries equal to 5280 feet, or 1760 yards (1.609 kilometers). 2. See nautical mile. 3. See international nautical mile. 4. any of various other units of… …   Universalium

  • mile — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. 5,280 feet, statute mile, geographical mile, nautical mile, Admiralty mile; see also distance 3 , measure 1 …   English dictionary for students

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  • Mile — Miles redirects here. For other uses, see Mile (disambiguation) and Miles (disambiguation). mile international US survey nautical 1.609344 km 1.609347 km 1.852 km 1,6 …   Wikipedia

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  • Nautical mile — Einheit Norm Gesetz über Einheiten im Messwesen EG Richtlinie über das Messwesen Einheitenname Seemeile Einheitenzeichen sm / NM Beschriebene Größe(n) Länge (Physik) Dimensionsname Länge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nautical mile — 1 nautical mile = SI units 1.85200 km 1,852.00 m US customary / Imperial units 1.15078 mi 6,076.12 ft The nautical mile (symbol M, NM or nmi) is a unit of length that is about one minute of arc of latitude along a …   Wikipedia

  • nautical mile — (nmi, naut mi, n mile, or NM)    a unit of distance used primarily at sea and in aviation. The nautical mile is defined to be the average distance on the Earth s surface represented by one minute of latitude. This may seem odd to landlubbers, but …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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