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Meaning of "nautical" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NAUTICAL

From Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos, from naus ship.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NAUTICAL

nautical  [ˈnɔːtɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NAUTICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nautical is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NAUTICAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

nautical

Seamanship

Seamanship is the art of operating a ship or boat. It involves topics and development of specialised skills including: navigation and international maritime law; weather, meteorology and forecasting; watchstanding; ship-handling and small boat handling; operation of deck equipment, anchors and cables; ropework and line handling; communications; sailing; engines; execution of evolutions such as towing; cargo handling equipment, dangerous cargoes and cargo storage; dealing with emergencies; survival at sea and search and rescue; and fire fighting. The degree of knowledge needed within these areas is dependent upon the nature of the work and the type of vessel employed by a mariner.

Definition of nautical in the English dictionary

The definition of nautical in the dictionary is of, relating to, or involving ships, navigation, or sailors.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NAUTICAL


adrenocortical
əˌdriːnəʊˈkɔːtɪkəl
aeronautical
ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪkəl
article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
astronautical
ˌæstrəˈnɔːtɪkəl
biopharmaceutical
ˌbaɪəʊˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl
cuticle
ˈkjuːtɪkəl
hermeneutical
ˌhɜːmɪˈnjuːtɪkəl
intercortical
ˌɪntəˈkɔːtɪkəl
interparticle
ˌɪntəˈpɑːtɪkəl
microparticle
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl
nanoparticle
ˈnænəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl
neocortical
ˌniːəʊˈkɔːtɪkəl
nutraceutical
ˌnjuːtrəˈsjuːtɪkəl
particle
ˈpɑːtɪkəl
pharmaceutical
ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl
quasiparticle
ˌkweɪzaɪˈpɑːtɪkəl
subcortical
sʌbˈkɔːtɪkəl
therapeutical
ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪkəl
vertical
ˈvɜːtɪkəl
vortical
ˈvɔːtɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NAUTICAL

nausea
nauseam
nauseant
nauseate
nauseating
nauseatingly
nauseation
nauseative
nauseous
nauseously
nauseousness
nautch
nautical almanac
nautical mile
nautical twilight
nautically
nautili
nautiloid
nautilus

WORDS THAT END LIKE NAUTICAL

alphabetical
analytical
chemical
cortical
critical
diacritical
elliptical
grammatical
hypothetical
identical
impractical
mathematical
metical
mystical
optical
political
practical
skeptical
statistical
tactical
theoretical

Synonyms and antonyms of nautical in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NAUTICAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nautical» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nautical

Translation of «nautical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NAUTICAL

Find out the translation of nautical to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nautical from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nautical» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

航海的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

marítimo
570 millions of speakers

English

nautical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समुद्री
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بحري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

навигацион
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

náutico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নৌ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nautique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nautika
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nautisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

航海術の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

항해의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nautical
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hải lý
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाविक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

deniz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nautico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nawigacyjny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Навігаційні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nautic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ναυτικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nautische
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nautiska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nautisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nautical

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NAUTICAL»

The term «nautical» is very widely used and occupies the 14.946 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NAUTICAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nautical

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NAUTICAL»

Discover the use of nautical in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nautical and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chart No. 1 Nautical Chart Symbols Abbreviations and Terms
Chart No. 1 contains a description of the symbols, abbreviations and terms that appear on nautical charts produced by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency, the National Ocean Service and the International Hydrographic Organization.
Griffes, NIMA, 2000
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Farwell's Rules of the Nautical Road
Allen (maritime law, U. of Washington School of Law) revises the 1994 edition of this classic text, reorganizing chapters and updating information to reflect both modern risk assessment and management principles and changes or additions to ...
Craig H. Allen, 2005
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An Introduction to Nautical Science
This book—a guide to intensive preparation for taking a modern sailing vessel to sea—is the distillation of Carl Chase's famous course in nautical science given at the Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and aboard ...
Carl Chase, 1991
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Dutton's Nautical Navigation
To meet the varied needs of today's recreational, naval, and commercial navigators the Naval Institute introduces this new edition of a guide that has remained the seafarers' choice for more than three-quarters of a century.
Benjamin Dutton, Thomas J. Cutler, 2004
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Chapman Nautical Chart No. 1: The Essential Guide to Chart ...
A must-have for all mariners, the first half of the manual reproduces the U.S. Coast Guard book, with coverage of basic chart concepts, the anatomy of a chart, how to read a chart, symbols and abbreviations associated with National Ocean ...
John Wooldridge, United States. Coast Guard, 2004
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Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road: An Expert Guide to the ...
This is the ideal book whether you: need to pass an exam require an onboard reference wish to improve your understanding of the nautical rules of the road Monitor your progress with online tests linked to chapters.
Paul Boissier, 2010
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Nautical Etiquette and Customs
Here is a little book about nautical etiquette that will appeal to all those who sail for sport or pleasure, from the neophyte to the veteran boater.
Lindsay Lord, 1987
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Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea
Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical compendiums, the focus of this book is on the unusual, the overlooked or the downright extraordinary.
Terry Breverton, 2012
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Spars and Rigging from Nautical Routine, 1849
Relying on his own experience in the U.S. Navy and consulting his contemporaries in the maritime profession, midshipman Murphy published this book to provide an accurate portrait of a ship's rigging and spars (masts or yardarms supporting ...
John McLeod Murphy, W. N. Jeffers, 2003
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Nautical Designs Stained Glass Pattern Book
100 attractive and versatile patterns for craftworkers at all levels of expertise -- lighthouses on rocky coastlines, graceful seashells, majestic sailing ships, playful dolphins, and other appealing maritime subjects.
Connie Clough Eaton, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NAUTICAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nautical is used in the context of the following news items.
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Schooner America offers glimpse of nautical history
Schooner America offers glimpse of nautical history. America, a replica of the original schooner, America, for which the America's Cup was ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Ocean City condo's breezy, nautical feel matches its location
Her plan was to give the entire space a nautical, Hamptons-style look. "I worked in light blue, blue, white and tan, which blends with and brings ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
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Nautical style: Are you a sailor or a... 11:26AM
Nautical style is one of those trends that is perpetually in fashion, particularly in the summer months, when a Breton stripe and espadrille feels ... «Glamour.com, Jul 15»
4
Crocodile may have 'surfed' over 100 nautical miles to reach Morjim …
An 11-foot-long Mugger crocodile, that was seen doing a 'high walk' at Goa's Morjim beach last week, is suspected of making a journey of ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
5
Aria Montgomery Wears Nautical Tee & Leather-Denim Jacket …
Given the opportunity, I could totally piece together my dream wardrobe from the styles of all four Pretty Little Liars, but last night Aria ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
6
Nina, Pinta draw nautical history buffs
The pitch-black caravel ships Niña and Pinta have been tied up at Leicht Park for a week. The Niña is a replica of one of the three ships on ... «Green Bay Press Gazette, Jul 15»
7
Tackling a nautical flea market
A newly launched flea market happened Sunday at Manitou Beach. The inaugural nautical-themed event is expected to become an annual ... «The Daily Telegram, Jul 15»
8
Top Summer Nautical Adventures in North America
From the New York Harbor to the Golden Gate, nautical adventures are an ideal way to celebrate a corporate accolade, entertain clients or just ... «Meetings Focus, Jul 15»
9
Shop Natasha Poly's Chic Seafaring Look
Natasha Poly snapped this photo in Saint-Tropez, where she's clearly embracing the nautical theme with marinière stripes, gold jewelry, and ... «Style.com, Jul 15»
10
Bong Joon-Ho's Nautical Thriller 'Haemoo' Gets Region 4 DVD …
Eastern Eye is gearing up to release Haemoo, the directorial debut from Shim Sung-bo, on region 4 DVD on September 15, 2015. Co-written ... «Bloody Disgusting, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Nautical [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nautical>. Dec 2019 ».
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