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Definition of 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

True navigation begins in the human heart. It's the most important map of all.
Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey

More and more, job listings are exclusively available online and as technology evolves nearly every occupation now requires a basic level of digital literacy with web navigation, email access and participation in social media.
Michael K. Powell

Flying solo, you have a fair workload. I'm not only flying the balloon but doing the navigation, communications, repairing the burners, taking care of the equipment.
Steve Fossett

Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship, navigation; you're pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you're cooking.
Billy Campbell
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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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