Meaning of NAVIGATION in English

NAVIGATION

n. 1 the act or process of navigating. 2 any of several methods of determining or planning a ship's or aircraft's position and course by geometry, astronomy, etc. 3 a voyage. inland navigation communication by canals and rivers. navigation light a light on a ship or aircraft at night, indicating its position and direction. navigational adj.

[ F or f. L navigatio (as NAVIGATE) ]

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