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nautical Sentence Examples

  • He was then for a short time in the Nautical Almanac office.

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  • While the system of counting from the capital of the country is still used for local purposes, the tendency in recent years is to use the meridian of Greenwich for nautical and international purposes.

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  • He assisted in the preparation of the American Nautical Almanac for 1857.

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  • "Cat" or "cat-head," in nautical usage, is the projecting beam on the bows of a ship used to clear the anchor from the sides of the vessel when weighed.

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  • This important proposal, the germ of the Nautical Almanac, was approved of by the government, and under the care of Maskelyne the Nautical Almanac for 1767 was published in 1766.

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  • In military and naval use "to rake" means to enfilade, to fire so that the shot may pass lengthwise along a ship, a line of soldiers, entrenchments, &c. In the nautical sense of the projection or slope of a ship's bows or stern or the inclination of a mast, the word is apparently an adaptation of the Scandinavian raka, to reach, in the sense of reach forward.

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  • In the orchestral ballad, La Belle Dame sans Merci, he touches the note of weird pathos, and in the nautical overture Britannia his sense of humour stands revealed.

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  • Nautical charts are dealt with in A.

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  • See also Surveying (Nautical) and Ocean And Oceanography.

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  • The different coils are prevented from adhering by a coating of whitewash, and the end of each nautical mile is carefully marked for future reference.

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  • All that is certain is a knowledge of the nautical use of the magnet at the end of the r3th century.

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  • The submarine cables of the world now have a length exceeding 200,000 nautical miles, and most of them have been manuf actured on the Thames.

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  • Public education is not, however, entirely in the hands of the priesthood and nuns; there are an institute, a normal school to train teachers, a school of arts and handicrafts, a nautical school and numerous public primary schools for both sexes.

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  • The claim that St Paul was shipwrecked at Meleda off the Dalmatian coast, and not at Malta, has been clearly set at rest, on nautical grounds, by Mr Smith of Jordanhill (Voyage and Shipwreck of St Paul, London, 1848).

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  • In 1794 a nautical school was founded at Lima, with Andres Baleato as instructor and Pedro Alvarez as teacher of the use of instruments.

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  • In 1794 a nautical school was founded at Lima, with Andres Baleato as instructor and Pedro Alvarez as teacher of the use of instruments.

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  • Palma has a seminary founded in 1700, a collection of archives dating from the 14th century, a school and museum of fine arts, a nautical school and an institute founded in 1836 to replace the old university (1503).

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  • There are besides in the island 10 gymnasia, 3 lycees, 6 technical and nautical schools and institutes (including a school of mines at Iglesias), and 9 other institutes for various branches of special education.

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  • JEAN CHARLES BORDA (1733-1799), French mathematician and nautical astronomer, was born at Dax on the 4th of May 1733 He studied at La Fleche, and at an early age obtained a commission in the cavalry.

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  • On assuming the directorship of the Nautical Almanac he became very strongly impressed with the diversity existing in the values of the elements and constants of astronomy adopted by different astronomers, and the injurious effect which it exercised on the precision and symmetry of much astronomical work.

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  • A tribunal and chamber of commerce, a board of trade-arbitrators and a nautical school, are among the public institutions.

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  • A mean degree of the meridian being assumed to be 69-09 statute miles of 5280 ft., the nautical mile (A l b - degree) is taken as 6080 ft., which is a sufficiently close approximation for practical purposes, and the distances between the knots are made to bear the same relation to 6080 ft.

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  • There are also two direct lines of steamers between London and Durban (a distance of 6993 nautical miles), average passage about twenty-six days; the mail route taking twenty to twenty-two days.

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  • In it is situated the Royal Observatory, built in 1675 for the advancement of navigation and nautical astronomy.

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  • The parallax 8.5776" found by Encke was therefore accepted without question, and was employed in the Nautical Almanac from 1834 to 1869.

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  • Nevil Mas kelyne, who succeeded him in 1764, set on foot, in 1767, the publication of the Nautical Almanac, and about the same time had an achromatic telescope fitted to the Greenwich M aske mural quadrant.

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  • This result was soon apparently confirmed by several other researches founded both on theory and observation, and so strong did the evidence appear to be that the value 8.95" was used in the Nautical Almanac from 1870 to 1881.

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  • His planetary and solar tables were adopted by the Nautical Almanac, as well as by the Connaissance des temps.

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  • The reform of the Nautical Almanac in 1829 was set on foot by his protests; he recommended to the British Association in 1837, and in great part executed, the reduction of Joseph de Lalande's and Nicolas de Lacaille's catalogues containing about 57,000 stars; he superintended the compilation of the British Association's Catalogue of 8377 stars (published 1845); and revised the catalogues of Tobias Mayer, Ptolemy, Ulugh Beg, Tycho Brahe, Edmund Halley and Hevelius (Memoirs R.

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  • The reform of the Nautical Almanac in 1829 was set on foot by his protests; he recommended to the British Association in 1837, and in great part executed, the reduction of Joseph de Lalande's and Nicolas de Lacaille's catalogues containing about 57,000 stars; he superintended the compilation of the British Association's Catalogue of 8377 stars (published 1845); and revised the catalogues of Tobias Mayer, Ptolemy, Ulugh Beg, Tycho Brahe, Edmund Halley and Hevelius (Memoirs R.

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  • 5-7), as usually manufactured, consists of a core a in the centre of which is a strand of copper wires varying in weight for different cables between 70 and 650 lb to the nautical mile.

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  • The cost of the cable before laying depends on the dimensions of its core, the gutta-percha, which still forms the only trustworthy insulator known, constituting the principal item of the expense; for an Atlantic cable of the most approved construction the cost may be taken at f250 to £300 per nautical mile.

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  • His researches in hydrodynamics were highly useful for marine engineering, while the reflecting and repeating circles, as improved by him, were of great service in nautical astronomy.

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  • The flight of Byzantine scholarship westward in the 15th century revealed, and finally, that the philosophic content of the Scholastic teaching was as alien from Aristotle as from the spirit of the contemporary revolt of science, with its cry for a new medicine, a new nautical astronomy and the like.

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  • The cost of the cable before laying depends on the dimensions of its core, the gutta-percha, which still forms the only trustworthy insulator known, constituting the principal item of the expense; for an Atlantic cable of the most approved construction the cost may be taken at f250 to £300 per nautical mile.

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  • The flight of Byzantine scholarship westward in the 15th century revealed, and finally, that the philosophic content of the Scholastic teaching was as alien from Aristotle as from the spirit of the contemporary revolt of science, with its cry for a new medicine, a new nautical astronomy and the like.

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  • In 1852 he graduated at Harvard, and became computer to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac. He made his name by contributions on mathematical and physical subjects in the Mathematical Monthly.

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  • of submarine cable had been laid, while ten years later it was computed that 162,000 nautical miles of cable were in existence, representing a capital of £40,000,000, 75 per cent.

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  • Besides theology he was interested in the study of grammar and natural history, but his name is chiefly associated with nautical science.

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  • In 1852 he graduated at Harvard, and became computer to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac. He made his name by contributions on mathematical and physical subjects in the Mathematical Monthly.

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  • In nautical phraseology various usages of the term are derived from its association with a sailor's leave on shore, e.g.

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  • In nautical language it is usually combined with some qualifying word, as "half a gale," a "stiff gale."

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  • In open places that height is seldom more than about one and a half times the square root of the " fetch " or greatest distance in nautical miles from which the wave has travelled to the point in question; but in narrow reaches or lakes it is relatively higher.

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  • Airy then at length published an account of the circumstances, and Adams's memoir was printed as an appendix to the Nautical Almanac. A keen controversy arose in France and England as to the merits of the two astronomers.

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  • of his Ephemerides (1755) practical rules for the employment of the lunar method of longitudes, proposing in his additions to Pierre Bouguer's Traite de Navigation (1760) the model of a nautical almanac.

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  • In nautical phraseology various usages of the term are derived from its association with a sailor's leave on shore, e.g.

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  • employed Jewish physicians; it was a Jew - Abraham Zacuto ben Samuel - who supplied Vasco da Gama with nautical instruments; and Jews were employed in the overland journeys by which the Portuguese court first endeavoured to obtain information on Far Eastern affairs.

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  • employed Jewish physicians; it was a Jew - Abraham Zacuto ben Samuel - who supplied Vasco da Gama with nautical instruments; and Jews were employed in the overland journeys by which the Portuguese court first endeavoured to obtain information on Far Eastern affairs.

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  • The bay extends northward nearly 162 nautical miles, with a maximum breadth of II m.

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  • In colonial times Maracaibo had a famous Jesuits' college (now gone) and was one of the educational centres of Spanish America; the city now has a national college and a nautical school.

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  • In 1877 he was appointed director of the American Nautical Almanac. office, a post which he held until March 1897.

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  • 3); a like provision is made as to maritime causes in Scottish courts (Nautical Assessors [Scotland] Act 1894).

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  • Among the most prominent secular buildings are: the Tergesteo, a huge edifice containing a cruciform arcade roofed with glass, where the exchange is established, besides numerous shops and offices; the town-hall, rebuilt in 1874, with the handsome hall of the local Diet; the imposing old exchange, now the seat of the chamber of commerce; the palatial offices of the Austrian Lloyd, the principal shipping company; the commercial and nautical academy, with its natural history museum, containing the complete fauna of the Adriatic Sea; and finally the municipal museum, Revoltella, are all worth mentioning.

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  • The Nautical Magazine (1832) was addressed specially to sailors, and Colburn's United Service Journal (1829) to both services.

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  • The commonwealth also maintains aboard a national ship a nautical training school (1891) for instruction in the science and practice of navigation.

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  • The results, of these investigations have, for the most part, appeared in the Astronomical Papers of the American Ephemeris, and have been more or less completely adopted for use in the nautical almanacs.

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  • The Nautical Magazine (1832) was addressed specially to sailors, and Colburn's United Service Journal (1829) to both services.

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  • 1), and on appeal in maritime causes nautical assessories are usually called in by the court of appeal, and may be called in by the House of Lords (Judicature Act 1891, s.

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  • 1), and on appeal in maritime causes nautical assessories are usually called in by the court of appeal, and may be called in by the House of Lords (Judicature Act 1891, s.

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  • In Scandinavian records there is a reference to the nautical use of the magnet in the Hauksbok, the last edition of the LandndmabOk (Book of the Colonization of Iceland): - "Floki, son of Vilgerd, instituted a great sacrifice, and consecrated three ravens which should show him the way (to Iceland); for at that time no men sailing the high seas had lodestones up in northern lands."

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  • where the depths increase rapidly to over 2000 fathoms. The whole length of the rise which divides the Atlantic into an eastern and a western basin may be taken as 7500 nautical miles.

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  • The Tonga and Kermadec trenches, both deeper than 4000 fathoms, stretch from the Samoa Islands southwards toward New Zealand for a distance of 1600 nautical miles.

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  • Acad., 1848) gave him a wider fame; he became in 1849 consulting astronomer to the American Nautical Almanac, and for this work prepared new tables of the moon (1852).

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  • When a ship engaged in repairing a cable exhibits the said signals, other vessels which see them or are able to see them shall withdraw to or keep beyond a distance of one nautical mile at least from the ship in question so as not to interfere with her operations " (art.

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  • Nor is there any nautical significance in a passage which occurs in the Chinese encyclopaedia, Poei-wen-yun-fou, in which it is stated that under the Tsin dynasty, or between A.D.

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  • underground, and the total lengths of submarine cables of the world were 39,072 nautical miles under government administration and 194,751 nautical miles under the administration of private companies.

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  • sonus; the d is a mere addition, as in the nautical term " bound " (outward, homeward bound) for the earlier " boun," to make ready, prepare.

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  • sonus; the d is a mere addition, as in the nautical term " bound " (outward, homeward bound) for the earlier " boun," to make ready, prepare.

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  • (= five nautical miles) an hour; hence the common use of knot as equivalent to a nautical mile.

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  • The hotel rooms are large and feature charming nautical decor.

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  • The cafe's grungy, nautical décor makes anyone feel at home, regardless of the time of day.

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  • 8 45, 1 333, according to whom Typhon, the "snake-footed" earth-spirit, is the god of the destructive wind, perhaps originally of the sirocco, but early taken by the Phoenicians to denote the north wind, in which sense it was probably used by the Greeks of the 5th century in nautical language; and also in Philologus, ii.

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  • of the treaty of Paris (1856), and in November of that year a commission was constituted in which Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, Sardinia and Turkey were each represented by one delegate "to designate and cause to be executed the works necessary below Isaktcha' to clear the mouths of the Danube as well as the neighbouring parts of the sea, from Isakcea was 66 nautical m.

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  • These have shortened the length of the Sulina canal by i 1 nautical m., eliminated all the difficult bends and shoals, and provided an almost straight waterway 34 m.

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  • In 1838 he published a revision of the lunar theory, entitled Fundamenta nova investigationis, &c., and the improved Tables of the Moon based upon it were printed in 1857, at the expense of the British government, their merit being further recognized by a grant of 1000, and by their immediate adoption in the Nautical Almanac, and other Ephemerides.

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  • There are also an observatory and a nautical museum.

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  • In 1859 he began the publication of a series of Nautical monographs.

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  • The position of the sun above the Earth at any time can be found in a nautical almanac.

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  • archaeology is an excellent read, beautifully illustrated, and shows how much nautical archeology is adding to our knowledge.

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  • We found the Sailboat Obsession wine bar continuously and nautical artwork.

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  • ballistic missiles, capable of carrying a nuclear warhead for a distance of more than 1,000 nautical miles.

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  • big hit at the Nautical Inn!

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  • Art and nautical around the world trails wetland boardwalks.

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  • Continued use of Portuguese names on the coastline betrays the map's origins from the old nautical charts used by the early explorers.

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  • derogation from this later rule applies to territorial waters out to 12 nautical miles from a baseline near the shore.

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  • flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.

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  • The permanent collections are divided into five components: architecture and design, nautical, holography, MIT general, and science and technology.

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  • His nautical travelog is filled with poignant and dryly humorous snapshots of Scotland.

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  • The Nautical Brass site is also highly recommended as a place to find information on the secret war involving wireless intercept and codebreaking.

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  • One week the flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.

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  • Her rediscovery and raising were seminal events in the history of nautical archeology especially for students of the medieval longbow.

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  • South Park in Bootle was given a nautical navy makeover by the crew of HMS Mersey.

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  • FAILURE Markham abandoned his attempt on the North Pole in late May, 400 nautical miles short of his target.

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  • Several of them include medium range ballistic missiles, capable of carrying a nuclear warhead for a distance of more than 1,000 nautical miles.

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  • Big stories include nautical, safari, lady-like, romantic, white and the dress.

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  • nautical miles from Britain's coast.

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  • nautical almanac.

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  • nautical twilight, astronomical twilight.

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  • nautical memorabilia.

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  • nautical archeology.

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  • nautical charts up to date.

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  • John found a junk shop and bought a very nautical looking " porthole " mirror for his bathroom, to replace a broken one.

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  • Stripes are also a key theme for spring/summer giving many collections a distinctly nautical theme.

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  • About 14.30 ish the provisioning team returned and a rather nautical rope lowering of the Safeway bags ensued.

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  • nautical in origin.

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  • To the south of Nautical Inn lies Monkey River, a birdwatcher's Paradise up a tropical river.

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  • The hotel is extensively refurbished to a high standard with a nautical theme.

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  • Cropped blazers in blue, pink and white candy stripe with a rather nautical air were worn with tailored shorts and straw boater hats.

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  • It was caught about 24 nautical miles east of Lizard Point, SW Cornwall in a mid-water pair trawl.

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  • A 70-seat turboprop can burn up to 30% less fuel than an equivalent 70-seat regional jet over a 500 nautical miles sector.

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  • Three different kinds of twilight are defined: civil twilight, nautical twilight, astronomical twilight.

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  • When equipped with up to nine auxiliary fuel tanks and optional blended winglets, range is 9,420 nautical miles (17,446 km ).

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  • There are besides in the island 10 gymnasia, 3 lycees, 6 technical and nautical schools and institutes (including a school of mines at Iglesias), and 9 other institutes for various branches of special education.

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  • In it is situated the Royal Observatory, built in 1675 for the advancement of navigation and nautical astronomy.

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  • 8 45, 1 333, according to whom Typhon, the "snake-footed" earth-spirit, is the god of the destructive wind, perhaps originally of the sirocco, but early taken by the Phoenicians to denote the north wind, in which sense it was probably used by the Greeks of the 5th century in nautical language; and also in Philologus, ii.

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  • "Cat" or "cat-head," in nautical usage, is the projecting beam on the bows of a ship used to clear the anchor from the sides of the vessel when weighed.

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  • 5-7), as usually manufactured, consists of a core a in the centre of which is a strand of copper wires varying in weight for different cables between 70 and 650 lb to the nautical mile.

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  • The different coils are prevented from adhering by a coating of whitewash, and the end of each nautical mile is carefully marked for future reference.

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  • of submarine cable had been laid, while ten years later it was computed that 162,000 nautical miles of cable were in existence, representing a capital of £40,000,000, 75 per cent.

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  • The submarine cables of the world now have a length exceeding 200,000 nautical miles, and most of them have been manuf actured on the Thames.

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  • underground, and the total lengths of submarine cables of the world were 39,072 nautical miles under government administration and 194,751 nautical miles under the administration of private companies.

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  • The word is also used in various figurative senses, and more particularly for the "nautical log," an apparatus for ascertaining the speed of ships.

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  • A mean degree of the meridian being assumed to be 69-09 statute miles of 5280 ft., the nautical mile (A l b - degree) is taken as 6080 ft., which is a sufficiently close approximation for practical purposes, and the distances between the knots are made to bear the same relation to 6080 ft.

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  • (= five nautical miles) an hour; hence the common use of knot as equivalent to a nautical mile.

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  • Phillimore, whose tenure of office covered the whole period of the queen's reign till the creation of the High Court of Justice, the valuable assistance rendered by the nautical assessors from the Trinity House, the great increase of shipping, especially of steam shipping, and the number and gravity of cases of collision, salvage and damage to cargo, restored the activity of the court and made it one of the most important tribunals of the country.

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  • By the simplicity of its phonetic elements, the regularity of its grammatical structure, and the copiousness of its nautical vocabulary, the Malay language is singularly well fitted to be the lingua franca throughout the Indian archipelago.

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  • A tribunal and chamber of commerce, a board of trade-arbitrators and a nautical school, are among the public institutions.

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  • Nautical charts are dealt with in A.

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  • The parallax 8.5776" found by Encke was therefore accepted without question, and was employed in the Nautical Almanac from 1834 to 1869.

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  • This result was soon apparently confirmed by several other researches founded both on theory and observation, and so strong did the evidence appear to be that the value 8.95" was used in the Nautical Almanac from 1870 to 1881.

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  • There are also two direct lines of steamers between London and Durban (a distance of 6993 nautical miles), average passage about twenty-six days; the mail route taking twenty to twenty-two days.

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  • Besides theology he was interested in the study of grammar and natural history, but his name is chiefly associated with nautical science.

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  • He was then for a short time in the Nautical Almanac office.

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  • Among the most prominent secular buildings are: the Tergesteo, a huge edifice containing a cruciform arcade roofed with glass, where the exchange is established, besides numerous shops and offices; the town-hall, rebuilt in 1874, with the handsome hall of the local Diet; the imposing old exchange, now the seat of the chamber of commerce; the palatial offices of the Austrian Lloyd, the principal shipping company; the commercial and nautical academy, with its natural history museum, containing the complete fauna of the Adriatic Sea; and finally the municipal museum, Revoltella, are all worth mentioning.

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  • In colonial times Maracaibo had a famous Jesuits' college (now gone) and was one of the educational centres of Spanish America; the city now has a national college and a nautical school.

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  • The claim that St Paul was shipwrecked at Meleda off the Dalmatian coast, and not at Malta, has been clearly set at rest, on nautical grounds, by Mr Smith of Jordanhill (Voyage and Shipwreck of St Paul, London, 1848).

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  • where the depths increase rapidly to over 2000 fathoms. The whole length of the rise which divides the Atlantic into an eastern and a western basin may be taken as 7500 nautical miles.

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  • The Tonga and Kermadec trenches, both deeper than 4000 fathoms, stretch from the Samoa Islands southwards toward New Zealand for a distance of 1600 nautical miles.

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  • The commonwealth also maintains aboard a national ship a nautical training school (1891) for instruction in the science and practice of navigation.

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  • Nautical improvements, and the discovery that the southwest monsoon (Hippalus) gave sure navigation at certain seasons, increased the connexion of the West with South Arabia, but also wrought such a change in the trade as involved a revolution in the state of that country.

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  • While the system of counting from the capital of the country is still used for local purposes, the tendency in recent years is to use the meridian of Greenwich for nautical and international purposes.

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  • France, however, uses the meridian of the Paris observatory as its standard for all nautical and astronomical purposes (see Time).

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  • This important proposal, the germ of the Nautical Almanac, was approved of by the government, and under the care of Maskelyne the Nautical Almanac for 1767 was published in 1766.

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  • Palma has a seminary founded in 1700, a collection of archives dating from the 14th century, a school and museum of fine arts, a nautical school and an institute founded in 1836 to replace the old university (1503).

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  • Acad., 1848) gave him a wider fame; he became in 1849 consulting astronomer to the American Nautical Almanac, and for this work prepared new tables of the moon (1852).

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  • The bay extends northward nearly 162 nautical miles, with a maximum breadth of II m.

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  • When a ship engaged in repairing a cable exhibits the said signals, other vessels which see them or are able to see them shall withdraw to or keep beyond a distance of one nautical mile at least from the ship in question so as not to interfere with her operations " (art.

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  • Nor is there any nautical significance in a passage which occurs in the Chinese encyclopaedia, Poei-wen-yun-fou, in which it is stated that under the Tsin dynasty, or between A.D.

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  • In Scandinavian records there is a reference to the nautical use of the magnet in the Hauksbok, the last edition of the LandndmabOk (Book of the Colonization of Iceland): - "Floki, son of Vilgerd, instituted a great sacrifice, and consecrated three ravens which should show him the way (to Iceland); for at that time no men sailing the high seas had lodestones up in northern lands."

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  • All that is certain is a knowledge of the nautical use of the magnet at the end of the r3th century.

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  • 3); a like provision is made as to maritime causes in Scottish courts (Nautical Assessors [Scotland] Act 1894).

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  • In military and naval use "to rake" means to enfilade, to fire so that the shot may pass lengthwise along a ship, a line of soldiers, entrenchments, &c. In the nautical sense of the projection or slope of a ship's bows or stern or the inclination of a mast, the word is apparently an adaptation of the Scandinavian raka, to reach, in the sense of reach forward.

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  • In nautical language it is usually combined with some qualifying word, as "half a gale," a "stiff gale."

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  • JEAN CHARLES BORDA (1733-1799), French mathematician and nautical astronomer, was born at Dax on the 4th of May 1733 He studied at La Fleche, and at an early age obtained a commission in the cavalry.

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  • His researches in hydrodynamics were highly useful for marine engineering, while the reflecting and repeating circles, as improved by him, were of great service in nautical astronomy.

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  • His planetary and solar tables were adopted by the Nautical Almanac, as well as by the Connaissance des temps.

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  • He assisted in the preparation of the American Nautical Almanac for 1857.

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  • In 1877 he was appointed director of the American Nautical Almanac. office, a post which he held until March 1897.

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  • On assuming the directorship of the Nautical Almanac he became very strongly impressed with the diversity existing in the values of the elements and constants of astronomy adopted by different astronomers, and the injurious effect which it exercised on the precision and symmetry of much astronomical work.

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  • The results, of these investigations have, for the most part, appeared in the Astronomical Papers of the American Ephemeris, and have been more or less completely adopted for use in the nautical almanacs.

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  • Hill, Newcomb's distinguished collaborator in the Nautical Almanac office, and thus was ' Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, vol.

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  • Public education is not, however, entirely in the hands of the priesthood and nuns; there are an institute, a normal school to train teachers, a school of arts and handicrafts, a nautical school and numerous public primary schools for both sexes.

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  • In the orchestral ballad, La Belle Dame sans Merci, he touches the note of weird pathos, and in the nautical overture Britannia his sense of humour stands revealed.

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  • In open places that height is seldom more than about one and a half times the square root of the " fetch " or greatest distance in nautical miles from which the wave has travelled to the point in question; but in narrow reaches or lakes it is relatively higher.

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  • Airy then at length published an account of the circumstances, and Adams's memoir was printed as an appendix to the Nautical Almanac. A keen controversy arose in France and England as to the merits of the two astronomers.

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  • Nevil Mas kelyne, who succeeded him in 1764, set on foot, in 1767, the publication of the Nautical Almanac, and about the same time had an achromatic telescope fitted to the Greenwich M aske mural quadrant.

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  • See also Surveying (Nautical) and Ocean And Oceanography.

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  • of his Ephemerides (1755) practical rules for the employment of the lunar method of longitudes, proposing in his additions to Pierre Bouguer's Traite de Navigation (1760) the model of a nautical almanac.

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  • of the treaty of Paris (1856), and in November of that year a commission was constituted in which Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, Sardinia and Turkey were each represented by one delegate "to designate and cause to be executed the works necessary below Isaktcha' to clear the mouths of the Danube as well as the neighbouring parts of the sea, from Isakcea was 66 nautical m.

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  • These have shortened the length of the Sulina canal by i 1 nautical m., eliminated all the difficult bends and shoals, and provided an almost straight waterway 34 m.

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  • In 1838 he published a revision of the lunar theory, entitled Fundamenta nova investigationis, &c., and the improved Tables of the Moon based upon it were printed in 1857, at the expense of the British government, their merit being further recognized by a grant of 1000, and by their immediate adoption in the Nautical Almanac, and other Ephemerides.

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  • There are also an observatory and a nautical museum.

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  • In 1859 he began the publication of a series of Nautical monographs.

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  • Its orbit had decayed to 175 nautical miles, and it was little more than one month away from reentering the Earth 's atmosphere.

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  • The hotel is extensively refurbished to a high standard with a nautical theme.

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  • Cropped blazers in blue, pink and white candy stripe with a rather nautical air were worn with tailored shorts and straw boater hats.

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  • It was caught about 24 nautical miles east of Lizard Point, SW Cornwall in a mid-water pair trawl.

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  • A 70-seat turboprop can burn up to 30% less fuel than an equivalent 70-seat regional jet over a 500 nautical miles sector.

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  • When equipped with up to nine auxiliary fuel tanks and optional blended winglets, range is 9,420 nautical miles (17,446 km).

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  • Set up small lighthouses, sailboats, and other nautical themed items throughout the room.

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  • Other themed baskets include a nautical theme that features items decorated with sailboats, anchors, and all things ocean-themed, or try an animal-themed basket with adorable stuffed animals and blankets, t-shirts, books, and more.

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  • For a nautical theme, fill a basket with toys including a variety of boats, toy fish, sharks, sea horses, and turtles.

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  • For more than a decade, The Lighthouse Man, also known as Kevin's Custom Crafts, has been creating handcrafted lighthouses and nautical items for the home, including very unique looking entertainment centers.

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  • Nautical and beach themes are naturals in the bathroom, but you can draw inspiration from anything from your favorite spa to retro styles.

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  • Nautical themes feature prominently in Wilmington, with a cozy, beach cottage style complete with plenty of cute knick knacks - whether they match or not.

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  • For instance, if you want a nautical theme, seashell accents and maritime themed wall art is a must.

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  • Nautical Styles - Nautical styles can easily be another alternative for beach theme daybed covers.

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  • Anchors with ropes and sailboats are de rigueur with nautical themes.

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  • You can go for an old fashioned, antiqued nautical theme by using off-white, red, and blue as your colors of choice or go more modern with white, red and blue.

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  • Children like to have fun in their bedroom or playroom, and one enjoyable way to decorate their space is by creating a nautical toddlers room.

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  • Due to hit movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, an extremely popular nautical toddlers room design makes use of a pirate theme.

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  • You can then add pirate wall art or stick-ups to play up the nautical toddlers room theme.

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  • For a more traditional take on a nautical toddlers room, think about a Cape Cod, sailing, or tropical theme.

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  • A simple, nautical bedroom usually showcases a subtle color palette of sandy browns or golds along with pale to deep blues.

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  • Another direction to take a beach theme in nautical toddlers room is to go tropical.

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  • You may love the idea of having a patriotic bedroom, a nautical room or one that will indulge your sense of whimsy and romance.

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  • There are lots of options available for nautical bedroom décor these days.

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  • From choosing an organic theme with shells and sea life to picking a couple of classic nautical icons, you can probably find hundreds if not thousands of décor items, furnishings and fixtures to put a little "Ahoy Matey" into your design.

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  • If you want your bedroom to look nautical and it happens to be short on space, you can make size part of the fun.

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  • You've picked a perfect time to love nautical influences.

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  • If you're also decorating an adjacent bathroom, shower curtains, curtain hooks, rods, towels and rugs are also available that sport nautical motifs.

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  • Nautical colors can be bright or have a weathered, distressed look.

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  • Although the bed will probably take pride of place in your design, consider adding a nautical mural to any open wall you may have.

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  • Because all things nautical take advantage of the ocean, adding a great view to your décor is a nice touch -- unless you can watch the waves from your bedroom window, of course.

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  • Nautical themes can take wonderful advantage of the right light fixtures.

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  • Nautical bedroom décor can be a wonderful touch in a family room or game room too.

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  • Take advantage of those bargain nautical comforters, pillows and accents to give all your living spaces some ocean flair.

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  • For a coastal cottage look, display seashell collections, anchors, or other nautical knickknacks on the wall.

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  • Nautical themes dominate the selection: prints of anchors, ships and beaches, seashell frames for mirrors and artwork, and a color scheme of soft pastel blues and greens.

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  • For example, let's take the nautical look.

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  • Whereas a thirty-year old woman has to be content with a striped nautical boatneck top, a teen, much like Avril Lavigne, can get away with nautical inspired knee-highs.

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  • Seaside centerpieces might even be nautical lighthouse votive holders.

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  • Beau Coup Weddings offers nautical and beach favor tins, containers, and personalized candy rolls.

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  • If you love boats or have a special connection with all things nautical, then why not begin your life together with a boating theme?

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  • Attendants: Attendants can wear dresses in nautical colors, or for a really fun look, have them wear sailor outfits with caps.

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  • Decorations: Decorations should include all things nautical, such as sailboats, lighthouses, anchors, fish nets, rope, and more.

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  • Cover the table linen with a large fishing next for a nautical themed beach wedding, interspersing shells and faux sea life in the net.

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  • If your wedding is at the beach or you're going for a tropical theme, having a cake with nautical imagery will help to get guests in the right mood and create magnificent photo opportunities.

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  • Coastal shower curtains for a nautical or island bathroom theme can add a touch of seaside to your décor.

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  • The endless choices include various seascapes, nautical, seashell, island, and marine life just to name a few of the coastal themes.

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  • Some designs for nautical themed shower curtains include the typical rope, net and anchor motifs while others use buoys, ships and lighthouses.

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  • There is an array of other objects that you'll find in a nautical theme that you may enjoy using for your shower curtain.

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  • With so many nautical designs and related themes available on everything from towels to shower curtains, it's almost too easy to accomplish a seashore-inspired look.

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  • There are some very unique lighthouse patterns designed for shower curtains that use a combination of various nautical elements.

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  • For example, some shower curtains combine old world nautical maps with harbor lighthouses in the foreground complete with palm fronds and picket fencing.

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  • You don't want your lighthouse curtain to be the only object in the bathroom that relates to coastal, sea or nautical themes.

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  • Nautical themes are very popular for bathroom decors.

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  • Sailor Attire: Sailor suits and dresses lend themselves well to the nautical look of striped pirate socks.

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  • Jeans turned up at the cuff: A simple pair of elastic waist blue jeans, a nautical tee shirt and striped socks with deck shoes creates a unique look.

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  • Sailor outfits: Nautical outfits are adorable on a baby boy.

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  • It features solid, plain-front shorts with cute scalloped pockets and a blouse-style top in a nautical dot print.

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  • Throughout the fleet, seafaring memorabilia - including exquisite paintings of former Holland America ships - adds nautical touches and pays homage to the line's lengthy cruising history.

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  • For a laid-back, relaxed atmosphere steeped in nautical tradition and traditional standards of excellence, Holland America is the perfect choice for a cruise vacation.

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  • Knowing the different considerations for a cruise passenger's wardrobe as well as what extras may be needed can help travelers plan not only how to pack, but how to look fabulous along every nautical mile.

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  • While large ships are often replete with garish colors and frenetic themes, Celebrity cruise ships are smoothly coordinated with nautical accents of etched glass, brass rails, warm wood tones, and rich fabrics.

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  • You also have to go through an extensive training program, including taking courses at a nautical college.

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  • Besides being fun and flirty - especially in the case of a dangly style that catches the light when your head moves - earrings of this nautical style have more to offer.

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  • Use them to perk yourself up when you're missing the beach, or to complement that nautical outfit you have in mind.

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  • Many trendy jewelers and those specializing in nautical themes offer palm tree pendants and other jewelry for sale.

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  • You'll find themes such as nautical, floral, holiday, patriotic, insects, sports and even big and tall men's ties.

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  • Nautical Ribbed Turtleneck: This Nautica sweater is perfect for days when the mercury dips.

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  • Styles have evolved and women today can find everything from conservative sailor dresses to fun, flirty designs that incorporate one or more of the well-known features prevalent in nautical pieces.

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  • Pleasing to the Aye Dress: You'll pay about $190 for it and it'll need to be dry cleaned, but this dress has an undeniable nautical flair and a little bit of stretch for comfort.

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  • It will hug your curves without sacrificing any of that nautical appeal.

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  • Eliza J Stripe Fit & Flare Dress: This dress is slightly more understated in its nautical style.

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  • The XXL in this costume fits sizes 18-22 and comes with three pieces that feature a nautical insignia.

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  • A modern day plus size pea coat, or Jackie O jacket as the women's version is called, is a sweet update on the familiar, classic nautical coat.

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  • Four different children's areas are cleverly decorated in nautical themes and include geysers, swings, water slides, fountains, and other fun features.

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  • The pool is well designed for little ones and boasts a nautical type theme.

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  • Eagle's Nest - Designed for both boaters and campers, these hammocks use nautical grade ropes to keep you securely in your "nest."

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