knots per hour vs knots : Common Errors in English

About knots per hour vs knots

A knot equals one nautical mile per hour, so it makes no sense to speak of “knots per hour.” Leave off “per hour” when reporting the speed of a vessel in knots.

knots per hour in News

  • Softer landing: Fort Polk trains with new T-11 parachutes

    '30 seconds — stand by!' A deafening whoosh of air passes at more than 100 knots per hour and within seconds one light grey canopy after another fills the silent white-clouded blue sky.
    on June 22, 2013 Source: The Alexandria Town Talk

knots in News

  1. Wired Space Photo of Day: Guts of a Dead Star

    Suspended in time and space, the aftermath of a massive star¿s dramatic ending in a supernova explosion is captured by ESA¿s XMM-Newton space observatory. Nested knots of hot gas glowing green at X-ray wavelengths ¿ equivalent to millions of degrees celsius ¿ fill the structured central region of this expanding supernova remnant.        
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Wired News

  2. You're already paying for some undocumented immigrants' health care

    As the immigration reform debate is tied in knots over health care, a little-known Medicaid program already reimburses for some emergency health care received by illegal immigrants.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Washington Post

  3. Wind delays start of fishing tournanment

    PORT CLINTON – A strong wind out of the north gusting to 20 knots produced waves of two-to-four feet and forced the postponement of the scheduled Friday start of the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour fishing tournament on Lake Erie.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Toledo Blade

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