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nau·ti·cal

 (nô′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of ships, shipping, sailors, or navigation on a body of water.

[From Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos, from nautēs, sailor, from naus, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.]

nau′ti·cal·ly adv.
Synonyms: nautical, marine, maritime
These adjectives mean of or relating to the sea, ships, shipping, sailors, or navigation: nautical charts; marine insurance; maritime law.

nautical

(ˈnɔːtɪkəl)
adj
of, relating to, or involving ships, navigation, or sailors
[C16: from Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos, from naus ship]
ˈnautically adv

nau•ti•cal

(ˈnɔ tɪ kəl, ˈnɒt ɪ-)

adj.
of or pertaining to sailors, ships, or navigation.
[1545–55; < Latin nautic(us) (< Greek nautikós= naút(ēs) sailor (naû(s) ship]
nau′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nautical - relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamennautical - relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine insurance"

nautical

adjective maritime, boating, sailing, marine, yachting, naval, seafaring, ocean-going, seagoing Jet-skis require no traditional nautical skills.

nautical

adjective
Of or relating to sea navigation:
Translations
بَحْري، مِلاحي
námořnický
nautisksø-
tengerészeti
sjómennsku-
jūreiviškasjūreivystėsjūros
jūras-kuģniecībasnavigācijas-
denizciliğe aitdenizcilikle ilgili

nautical

[ˈnɔːtɪkəl]
A. ADJ [terms, matters, charts] → náutico, marítimo
B. CPD nautical almanac Nalmanaque m náutico
nautical mile Nmilla f marina

nautical

[ˈnɔːtɪkəl] adjnautiquenautical mile nmille m marin

nautical

adjnautisch; prowess, superiorityzur See, seefahrerisch; distancezur See; storiesvon der Seefahrt; language, tradition, appearanceseemännisch; nautical chartSeekarte f; a nautical nationeine Seefahrernation; he is interested in nautical matters, he’s a very nautical personer interessiert sich für die Seefahrt; the music/play has a nautical flavourdie Musik/das Stück beschwört die See herauf

nautical

[ˈnɔːtɪkl] adjnautico/a

nautical

(ˈnoːtikəl) adjective
of ships or sailors. nautical language.
References in classic literature ?
cried Sallie, as Fred ended his rigmarole, in which he had jumbled together pell-mell nautical phrases and facts out of one of his favorite books.
There could be little doubt, for instance, that this very ship's crew, though no unfavourable specimens of the nautical brotherhood, had been guilty, as we should phrase it, of depredations on the Spanish commerce, such as would have perilled all their necks in a modern court of justice.
In front is a leather rack, in which to keep your speaking trumpet, pipe, telescope, and other nautical conveniences.
She pointed through the window to a group of boatmen idling, as only nautical men can idle, against the garden wall.
On our little walk along the quays, he made himself the most interesting companion, telling me about the different ships that we passed by, their rig, tonnage, and nationality, explaining the work that was going forward--how one was discharging, another taking in cargo, and a third making ready for sea--and every now and then telling me some little anecdote of ships or seamen or repeating a nautical phrase till I had learned it perfectly.
But this extraordinary creature could transport itself from one place to another with surprising velocity; as, in an interval of three days, the Governor Higginson and the Columbus had observed it at two different points of the chart, separated by a distance of more than seven hundred nautical leagues.
Dantes listened with admiring attention to all he said; some of his remarks corresponded with what he already knew, or applied to the sort of knowledge his nautical life had enabled him to acquire.
He amused his aunt by telling her stories mingled with nautical expressions.
Redburn: His First Voyage,' published in 1849, is partly founded on the experiences of this trip, which was undertaken with the full consent of his relatives, and which seems to have satisfied his nautical ambition for a time.
In this way they swept, in full song and with regular flourish of the paddle, round New York, in a still summer evening, to the wonder and admiration of its inhabitants, who had never before witnessed on their waters, a nautical apparition of the kind.
Another work of the good deacon's hand--a reduced likeness of his friend Captain Hunnewell, holding a telescope and quadrant--may be seen to this day, at the corner of Broad and State streets, serving in the useful capacity of sign to the shop of a nautical instrument maker.
The official detective was attired in a pea-jacket and cravat, which gave him a decidedly nautical appearance, and he carried a black canvas bag in his hand.