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.

Phrases and idioms:

inland navigation communication by canals and rivers. navigation light a light on a ship or aircraft at night, indicating its position and direction.

Derivatives:

navigational adj.

Etymology: F or f. L navigatio (as NAVIGATE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.