Meaning of NAVIGATION in English

NAVIGATION

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ na-v ə - ' g ā -sh ə n

Function: noun

Date: 1547

1 : the act or practice of navigating

2 : the science of getting ships, aircraft, or spacecraft from place to place especially : the method of determining position, course, and distance traveled

3 : ship traffic or commerce

– nav · i · ga · tion · al \ -shn ə l, -sh ə -n ə l \ adjective

– nav · i · ga · tion · al · ly adverb

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