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Knot definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-03-27.

A knot is the term for a unit of speed equaling one nautical mile per hour. A nautical mile is about 1.151 miles (1.852km), so a nautical mile an hour is about 15% faster than a mile per hour.

Abbreviated as kn.

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