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Illustrated Math Dictionary
Definition: A knot is a unit of measure for speed
A ship traveling at a speed of 1 nautical mile
per hour, is said to be traveling at a speed of 1
One nautical mile is equal to 1.1508
miles, or 6,076 feet.
Metric system - One nautical mile is equal
to 1,852 meters, or 1.852 kilometers.
1 knot = 1.15155 miles per hour (mph)