nautically


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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.
Translations

nautically

adv superiorin Bezug auf die Seefahrt
References in classic literature ?
Even in that incapable state, however, I recognised the lazy gentleman standing before me: nautically clad in a suit of shaggy blue, with an oilskin hat.
Fluffy bathrobes hung in the nautically themed bathroom facilities and little touches of life on the ocean wave could be found throughout the cabin.
Puppis is one of three nautically named constellations that sail the southern skies, and which used to make up the single, giant Argo Navis constellation, named after the ship of the mythical Jason and the Argonauts.
In nautically terminology, what is the width of a ship at its widest point called?
Hit the boutique-filled town of Oneroa to indulge in local bivalves at the breezy Oyster Inn, a nautically themed boutique hotel with a second- floor restaurant where patrons linger at tables on the balcony in view of the sea.
Nautically, the seaport is circumscribed in the west by the Persian Gulf and in the southwest by the Gulf of Oman.
After tasting its bright sparkling wine and smooth pinot gris (tastings, 15 dollars), hit the boutique-filled town of Oneroa to indulge in local bivalves at the breezy Oyster Inn, a nautically themed boutique hotel with a second-floor restaurant where patrons linger at tables on the balcony in view of the sea.
Although little more than a novelty, this unusual amphibian -- fittingly called the Amphicar -- made it into production and even managed to attract a small knot of nautically minded buyers.
Additionally, Bowen may have given Roderick, who is worried about sunken boats at Mount Morris, a nautically inspired middle name: Vernon.
David and I wander over the grounds, coming across a shipping container that has been perched next to the estuary, given a glass side, and converted into a nautically themed room with a life jacket from the Queen Mary hung on a wall.