Legal Definition and Related Resources of Knot

Meaning of Knot

A nautical mile. Something that binds, such as a marriage, the bonds of matrimony. See nautical mile.

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Knot in Maritime Law

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The following is a definition of Knot, produced by Tetley, in the context of admiralty law: One nautical mile (see this maritime law term in this legal dictionary) (6080 feet) per hour, the maritime measure for speed at sea.


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  • Mile






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