1. [syn: nautical, maritime, marine]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Nautical \Nau"tic*al\, a. [L. nauticus, Gr. naytiko`s, fr.
nay`ths a seaman, sailor, fr. nay^s ship: cf. F. nautique.
See Nave of a church.]
Of or pertaining to seamen, to the art of navigation, or to
ships; as, nautical skill.
Syn: Naval; marine; maritime. See Naval.
Nautical almanac. See under Almanac.
Nautical distance, the length in nautical miles of the
rhumb line joining any two places on the earth's surface.
nautical mile. See under Mile.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation
or seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine
insurance" [syn: nautical, maritime, marine]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
23 Moby Thesaurus words for "nautical":
bathymetric, bathyorographical, boating, deep-sea, hydrographic,
marine, maritime, naval, navigational, ocean-going, oceanic,
oceanographic, pelagic, sailing, salty, seafaring, seagoing,
seamanlike, seamanly, terriginous, thalassic, water-borne,