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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

It more or less has the shape of a love song, but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals, fire, danger of death, stellar navigation, and seasonal intuition.
Frank Black

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

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

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
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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