For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...

Admiralty mile

Definition of the noun Admiralty mile

What does Admiralty mile mean as a name of something?


  1. a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Admiralty mile

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewA Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units (2002)

by Donald Fenna

nautical mile (admiralty mile, knot, meridian mile) length Generally, the surface distance along any great circle that subtends 1 minute of angle at Earth's centre, ...

Google previewMarine Affairs Dictionary (2004)

Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West

ADMIRALTY MILE: See Nautical Mile (British usage). ADRIFT: Vessel not tied to a pier, anchored, or moored, moving through the water by wind or current, and not under the direct control of the captain or crew. ADSORPTION: The ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

The British admiralty mile equals 6,080 feet; that of the U. S. Coast Survey. 6,080.27 feet.

Google previewThe Mathematics Dictionary (1992)

by R.C. James, Glenn James

The British admiralty mile is 6080 feet. See KNOT. NEC'ES-SARY, adj. necessary condition. See CONDITION. necessary condition for convergence of an infinite series: That the terms approach zero as one goes farther out in the series; that ...

Google previewHawkins' mechanical dictionary (1909)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

A nautical mile is the admiralty mile of 6080 feet(a knot) ; some authorities take it as 6080.26 feet, the value of ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

Also called an admiralty mile. mile, statute - a unit of linear measure equal to 1 , 760 yards, or 5,280 feet; the common U.S. linear surface measurement. milestone -a significant event, such as completing a major goal within schedule. mill - 1) a ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Admiralty mile

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:


What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Admiralty mile!

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of Admiralty mile to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary