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Knot, Speed

Knot, symbol kn, is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (which is defined as 1.852 km) per hour or approximately 1.151 mph. Worldwide, the knot is used in meteorology, and in maritime and air navigation. Etymologically, the term knot derives from counting the number of knots in the line that unspooled from the reel of a chip log in a specific time.Read more

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Convert  Knot


Kilometre per second km/s 0.0005
Kilometre per hour km/h 1.852
Metre per second m/s 0.5144
Metre per minute m/min 30.8667
Millimetre per second mm/s 514.4444


Mile per second mps 0.0003
Mile per hour mph 1.1508
Foot per second fps 1.6878
Foot per minute 101.2686


Speed of light c 1.716×10-9

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