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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

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

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

We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization, but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so.
Thor Heyerdahl

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

New technologies will always demand and deserve careful navigation and difficult readjustments. But the weakening or de facto abolition of copyright will not merely roil the seas, it will drain them dry. Those who would pirate what you produce have developed an elaborate sophistry to convince you that they are your victim. They aren't. Fight back.
Mark Helprin
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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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