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Knots on a log-line.

B. W. Lucke

Knots on a log-line.

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Published by National School Sailing Association in (York) .
Written in English


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SeriesCurriculum development paper -- 20
ContributionsNational School Sailing Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14460033M

The log-line, after being well soaked, stretched and marked with knots, is wound uniformly on the log-reel, to which its inner end is securely fastened. The doors and windows securely closed and locked, she settled down on the bedroll to read a book. 7. 9. (2) A division of the log-line marked off by knots used as a unit for measuring speed. ~: (1) A speed of one nautical mile (6, feet or or 1, meters) per hour. It is incorrect to say knots per hour. * A ~ IS NOT method of attaching a rope or line to itself, another line or a . — n., v., knot•ted, knot•ting. a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile or about statute miles per hour. a unit of 47 feet 3 inches ( meters) on a log line, marked off by knots. a nautical mile. a bond or tie: the knot of matrimony. in interpolation, one of the points at which the.


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Knots on a log-line. by B. W. Lucke Download PDF EPUB FB2

The log-line was divided into equal lengths with knots of twine interwoven with its strands. The distance between those points was called a knot. Clark indicates the expedition's log-line was calibrated in fathoms. 2 The number of knots that were unwound from the reel in 30 seconds gave the speed in "knots," or could be converted to miles-per-hour.

Written by: Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault. Illustrated by: Ted Rand. Published by: Square Fish. Read by: Bonnie Bartlett & William Daniels. Suggested grade level: 3rd - 4th. Run time: 11 minutes. The counting rope is a metaphor for the passage of time and for a boy's emerging confidence facing his greatest challenges: blindness and the Missing: log-line.

A chip log consists of a wooden board attached to a line (the log-line). The log-line has a number of knots at uniform intervals. The log-line is wound on a reel so the user can easily pay it out.

Over time, log construction standardized. The shape is a quarter circle, or quadrant, and the log-line attaches to the board with a bridle of three. The book so called because it recorded the speed measurements made by means of a weighted chip of a tree log on the end of a reeled log line (typically to fathoms).

The log lay dead in the water, and sailors counted the time it took the line to play out. The line was marked by different numbers of knots, or colored rags, tied at regular.

‘It's a testament to this book's unusual ability to straddle fantasy and literary realms that this moment creates a real knot of emotion in the reader's chest.’ historical A length marked by knots on a log line, as a measure of speed.

‘some days the vessel logged 12 knots’. It was tossed overboard attached to a line having knots in it at known distances. The number of knots played out, correlated with a reading from a special sandglass, called a log glass, gave the ship’s speed. The term knot, meaning one nautical mile per hour, comes from the knots in the log line.

The Killogator formula works best if you write the SETTING, PROTAGONIST, PROBLEM, ANTAGONIST, CONFLICT and GOAL down separately first, before trying to combine them into a sentence. If your story is set in the modern-day in a normal town or city then there’s no need to include SETTING as the reader will assume it.

I know that's more for books, but I think this kind of advice transcends all mediums. Nur Inci on January 7, I want to know where the log line must have to be on the top or end of the story (screenplay)or it should be apart?I want to protect my screen play so am in the dilemma if it have to be on it or be separated.

10 Tips for. Today, we measure knots with electronic devices, but years ago, such devices were unknown. Ingenious mariners devised a speed-measuring device both easy to use and reliable, the "log line." From this method, we get the term "knot." The log line was a length of twine marked at foot intervals by colored knots.

Page 22 - Fig. 3) loaded on the circular side with lead sufficient to make it swim upright in the water: to this is fastened a line about fathoms long, called the Log-line, which is divided into certain spaces called knots, and is wound on a reel (see Plate VI.

A knot came to mean one nautical mile per hour. Therefore, a ship traveling at 15 knots could go 15 nautical miles per : Elizabeth Nix. Originally, log lines were long thin ropes on a spool with knots tied in them that mariners unreeled behind their ships to measure their speed – in KNOTS.

They counted how many evenly spaced knots passed through their hand as the sand in the hour-glass drained from the top to the bottom. The term knot is simply a unit of speed, and is derived from the knots marked on the old-fashioned log line and graduated to a twenty-eight-second log glass which was usually kept in the binnacle.

In this book the word mile means a sea mile and not a geographical or statute mile.3/5(2). Text-Book of Seamanship,To this is fastened a line, about fathoms long, called the log-line, which is divided into certain spaces called knots, and is wound on a reel, Fig.

7, which turns very easily. The Glass is of the same form as an Hour-Glass, Fig. 8, and containing such a quantity of sand as will run through the hole in its. One of the requirements for YA and Children's literature is to write an annotation--the very short summary that you refer to as a log line.

Not all YA/Children's books have them, because they are one of the first things the Library of Congress cuts from their workload if they're really backlogged.

How to Write a Killer Logline. by Gabriela Pereira. And the beauty of it is that the book and the story are still one and the same, but with a strong logline the story comes to life.

I don’t know about you, but I’m hooked by that last logline and would want to read this book. It Is All about the Knots On pageJada describes a log line that was used to determine the speed the ship was traveling.

Using the description in the book, create a log line. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Ashley Book Of Knots" See other formats Missing: log-line. ‘It's a testament to this book's unusual ability to straddle fantasy and literary realms that this moment creates a real knot of emotion in the reader's chest.’ historical A length marked by knots on a log line, Main definitions of knot in English: knot 1 knot 2.

knot 2. Translate knot into Spanish. Just like the knots, the log lines were also literal, sort of. Line is the sailor's word for rope (rope can get you thrown overboard), and the log was actually a pie-shaped flat piece of wood (from a log) with a lead weight on the curved edge so that it would float upright.

Knot 释义: If you tie a knot in a piece of string, rope, cloth, or other material, you pass one end | 意思、发音、翻译及示例 one of a number of equally spaced knots on a log line used to indicate the speed of a ship in nautical miles per hour at a rate of knots Jane (ed.) Collins Complete Books of.

Initially, the markings were simply knots in the line. Later, sailors worked knotted cords into the log-line. Many ships used knots spaced 8 fathoms (48 feet or meters) apart, while other ships used the 7-fathom prescription. The time interval needs to be adjusted according to the distance between knots.

A protuberant growth or swelling in a tissue: a knot in a gland. Nautical A division on a log line used to measure the speed of a ship. Abbr. or kt. A unit of speed, one nautical mile per hour, approximately kilometers ( statute miles) per hour.

A distance of one nautical g: log-line. The Logline: What It Is, Why You Need It, How To Write It. Recommend to a friend. A logline is a one-sentence summary of your script. It's the short blurb in TV guides that tells you what a movie is about and helps you decide if you're interested in seeing it.

It's the grabber that excites your interest. It was called a log book because it recorded speed measurements that were made using the weighted chip of a tree log on the end of a log line with knots. The sailors counted how long the line took to stretch out in the water, and the knots on the rope are the reason speed at sea is still measured in units called knots.

This came about because the divisions on the log line used to measure the speed of the ship were marked by knots in the line. And people wonder why I love the Navy. In case you’re wondering, a log line is the rope (landlubbers call it that, we sailors call the stuff line) used to tow the log (yep, piece of wood) behind the ship back in the.

One knot then equals one nautical mile per hour. In landlubber terms, this is about miles per hour or kilometers per hour. More pertinently, this is equal to 1/60th a degree of latitude or longitude or one minute of arc (assuming the Earth is a perfect sphere, Missing: log-line.

To this is fastened a line, about fathoms long, called the log-line, which is divided into certain spaces called knots, and is wound on a reel (see Plate VI. fig 4) which turns very easily. The Half-Minute Glass is of the same form as an Hour Glass (see Plate VI. fig 2), and contains such a quantity of sand as will run through the hole in.

A knot is a method for fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying Ashley's Book of Knots ISBN ; External references. Grog's Animated Knots: How to tie the reef knot the log-line) where a single splice would tend to come undone, the rope being frequently wet. It makes a very strong knot.

A cut splice is a. A Wall Knot is formed on each rope with the strands of the other (Fig. 77). The completed knot is shown in Fig. 78, but to make a neat job the ends should be marled and served as in Fig.

{41} (9). A Spritsail Sheet Knot.—Unlay both ends of the rope and bring the Missing: log-line. The ship’s headway, or speed through the water, was measured in “knots,” and the term is derived from the knots located on the log-line which was run out every hour. This measured the distance the ship had run from a fixed point in the water during a fixed time, both distance and time being the same relative fraction of a nautical mile.

Knots were tied along the rope at six feet intervals. Six feet equaled one fathom. When the log line is thrown overboard, the number of knots passing over the railing in thirty seconds were counted, thus giving the sailors a rough estimate of how fast they were going in knots—the nautical measurement much like how fast a car goes in miles per.

Getting an answer to the 7 knots and 2 fathoms question is not easy. Putting together info from several sites: there is a distance of roughly 8 fathoms between knots on the log line: (8 x 6′ = 48′ = approx 47’3″). The log line has small markers at every fathom in addition to the larger knots.

Navigation and nautical astronomy: the practical part, containing rules for finding the latitude and longitude, and the variation of the compass. Jeans. John Weale, - Transportation - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. log (n.2) "record of observations, readings, etc.," originally "record of a ship's progress,"sailor's shortening of log-book (s), the daily record of a ship's speed, progress, etc., which is from log (n.1) "piece of wood." The book so called because it recorded the speed measurements made by means of a weighted chip of a tree log on the end of a reeled log line (typically to Log-wood definition, log1(def 10).

See more. log - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums. All Free. The original meaning was the distance between knots on the log line; a measure of distance, not of speed. of these "small" knots is equal to a "big" knot, or a nautical mile.

With that logic, " x knots per hour" is correct and "a speed of x knots" is a sloppy contraction. log line definition: noun 1. Nautical The line by which the log is trailed from a ship to determine its speed. or logline A very brief synopsis of the plot of a proposed program or movie as presented in a pitch to persuade others to produce.

Log-line log-link function log-log log-logit trasform plot Log-on screen - financial log-on/log-in again. - information technology Log-out failed - information technology log-rolling log-wood Log/Registration - information technology Logging / Log in - grammar lump on a log mark and log (evidence) medication log/disposal log - medical Meeting.

Knot definition: If you tie a knot in a piece of string, rope, cloth, or other material, you pass one end | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples one of a number of equally spaced knots on a log line used to indicate the speed of a ship in nautical miles per hour at a rate of knots.

No books. No rote memorization. No. The term knot is simply a unit of speed, and is derived from the knots marked on the old-fashioned log line and graduated to a twenty-eight-second log glass which was usually kept in the binnacle.

In this book the word mile means a sea mile and not a geographical or statute mile.Define log line. log line synonyms, log line pronunciation, log line translation, English dictionary definition of log line.

n. 1. Nautical The line by which the log is trailed from a ship to determine its speed.