# ››Convert knot to metre/second

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How many knot in 1 m/s? The answer is 1.94384449244.
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The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.
1 knot is equal to 0.514444444444 meter/second.
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# ››Definition: Knot

A knot is a non SI unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour. Knot is usually abbreviated kt.

# ››Definition: Meter/second

Metre per second (U.S. spelling: meter per second) is an SI derived unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector quantity which specifies both magnitude and a specific direction), defined by distance in metres divided by time in seconds.

One metre per second is roughly the speed of an average person walking.

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