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Last Login: 08/20/2014 9:52 pm

Birthday: 04/07

Knots

The knot (pronounced not) is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph. There is no standard abbreviation but kn is commonly used; kt and NMPH are also seen. The knot is a non-SI unit accepted for use with the International System of Units (SI). Worldwide, the knot is used in meteorology, and in maritime and air navigationfor example, a vessel travelling at 1 knot along a meridian travels one minute of geographic latitude in one hour. Etymologically, the term knot derives from counting the number of knots in the line that unspooled from the reel of a chip log in a specific time.

Until the mid-19th century vessel speed at sea was measured using a chip log. This consisted of a wooden panel, weighted on one edge to float perpendicular to the water surface, and thus present substantial resistance to moving with respect to the water around it, attached by line to a reel. The chip log was "cast" over the stern of the moving vessel and the line allowed to pay out. Knots placed at a distance of 47 feet 3 inches (14.4018 m) passed through a sailor's fingers, while another sailor used a 30 second sand-glass (28 second sand-glass is the current accepted timing) to time the operation. The knot count would be reported and used in the sailing master's dead reckoning and navigation. This method gives a value for the knot of 20.25 in/s, or 1.85166 km/h. The difference from the modern definition is less than 0.02%.

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Lost By Neverland Report | 05/19/2014 4:54 pm
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Lost By Neverland Report | 05/16/2014 10:34 pm
Hey, I'm Jas
We never really talked before
You were basically a person on my friend's list
We probably met on zOMG
You have been my friend for like 2 years without talking to each other
Well, that should change.
What's your name? (If you don't mind me asking)
A Tear From Another Star Report | 05/14/2014 8:33 pm
ya ya u better not forget me D;
xD
ikr!!! so much happening on gaia :c xD
hows ur life like life life >.> (real life)
A Tear From Another Star Report | 05/13/2014 7:21 pm
its been foreva! maybe two years o.0 remember me ? momo? xD
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XxKinari the lost soulxX Report | 04/07/2014 9:16 pm
Happy birthday! O AO
sky bIue Report | 02/13/2014 8:33 am
Sorry I'm a random stranger, but I really think its cool that you made a system on your profile of who ever is looking at it sees themselves next to you.
XxSynysterSmilexX Report | 01/16/2014 4:29 pm
Oh well, I hope they do~
 
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