measured mile


measured mile
In maritime navigation, distance precisely measured and marked, used by a vessel to calibrate its log.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • measured mile — noun : a distance of one mile the limits of which have been accurately measured and marked tested his mileage meter by the measured mile * * * measured mile, a course exactly a mile long, either on land or water, used to check the calibration of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • measured mile — išmatuotoji mylia statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Jūrų navigacijoje – tiksliai išmatuotas ir pažymėtas atstumas, naudojamas kalibruojant laivo lagą (prietaisą laivo greičiui matuoti). atitikmenys: angl. measured mile pranc. base de vitesse …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • measured mile — noun A length of one nautical mile, the limits of which have been accurately measured and are indicated by ranges ashore. It is used by ships to calibrate logs, revolution counters, etc. as well as to measure the ships speed. <! source , 2002… …   Wiktionary

  • Nautical measured mile — Admiralty Distance Poles at St Abb s Head. A nautical measured mile is a nautical mile which is marked by two pairs of towers. A mile is measure by sailing on a given bearing and lining up the pairs of towers. The start of the mile is recorded… …   Wikipedia

  • measured — measuredly, adv. measuredness, n. /mezh euhrd/, adj. 1. ascertained or apportioned by measure: The race was over the course of a measured mile. 2. accurately regulated or proportioned. 3. regular or uniform, as in movement; rhythmical: to walk… …   Universalium

  • measured — adjective a) That has been determined by measurement. He ran over a measured mile. b) Deliberate but restrained. He argued in measured tones …   Wiktionary

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  • mile — /muyl/, n. 1. Also called statute mile. a unit of distance on land in English speaking countries equal to 5280 feet, or 1760 yards (1.609 kilometers). 2. See nautical mile. 3. See international nautical mile. 4. any of various other units of… …   Universalium

  • Mile — Miles redirects here. For other uses, see Mile (disambiguation) and Miles (disambiguation). mile international US survey nautical 1.609344 km 1.609347 km 1.852 km 1,6 …   Wikipedia

  • Mile run world record progression — The world record in the mile run is the best mark set by a male or female runner in the middle distance track and field event. The IAAF is the official body which oversees the records. Hicham El Guerrouj is the current men s record holder with… …   Wikipedia


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