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Definition of Navigation

Navigation

  1. The act of navigating; the act of passing on water in ships or other vessels; the state of being navigable.
  2. the science or art of conducting ships or vessels from one place to another, including, more especially, the method of determining a ship's position, course, distance passed over, etc., on the surface of the globe, by the principles of geometry and astronomy.
  3. The management of sails, rudder, etc.; the mechanics of traveling by water; seamanship.
  4. Ships in general.

Navigation Quotations

History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.
David McCullough

3D is a way of organizing things, particularly as we're getting much more media information on the computer, a lot more choices, a lot more navigation than we've ever had before.
Bill Gates

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.
Thomas Reid

A young sailor boy came to see me today. It pleases me to have these lads seek me on their return from their first voyage, and tell me how much they have learned about navigation.
Maria Mitchell

Ships are obliged to take on harbor or river pilots - who provide specialized local navigation - when they approach a port, but in the canal, a Suez crew is also obligatory. The crew members are there in case the ship needs to be moored during the canal transit, but this rarely happens.
Rose George
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Navigation Translations

navigation in Dutch is navigatie
navigation in French is navigation
navigation in German is Navigation, Schiffahrt
navigation in Latin is navigatio

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