## Measurement unit: knot

**Full name:** knot

**Plural form:** knots

**Symbol:** kt

**Category type:** speed

**Scale factor:** 0.51444444444444

## SI unit: meter/second

The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.

1 meter/second is equal to 1.9438444924406 knot.

Valid units must be of the **speed** type.

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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.

## Sample conversions: knot