Navigation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
Definitions from Wordnet 2.0
- the work of a sailor
- the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
- ship traffic; "the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"
Definitions from Wiktionary
- the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place ,
- ship traffic; "the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts" ,
- the work of a sailor
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Navigation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia
Navigation is how ships or aircraft find their way from one place to another. The word navigation came from the word "navgatih" from the language of Sanskrit. The Latin language word navis means ship; navigation is literally "art of ship mastery". The word is also used as a metaphor for 'finding one's way'. Today it also means knowing where to go when traveling on land.
One type of navigation was made by the Polynesians and is called Polynesian Navigation. They used different things found all around us to find their way from place to place across large areas of open ocean. Other early people also learned how to travel large distances using the natural world. For example:
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- Europe poised to launch navigation satellites after mishap
Europe was set to launch two navigation satellites Friday for its rival to America's GPS, the first additions to the Galileo constellation since a technical mishap misdirected two orbiters last year. Galileo's seventh and eighth satellites are set to lift off from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 2146 GMT (6:46 pm local time) on a Russia Read more on this news related to 'Navigation'
- GPS Navigation & Offline Maps
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- GPS navigation involved when car plunges off demolished Indiana bridge
Police say a driver apparently was following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge that had been closed since 2009, killing his wife. Read more on this news related to 'Navigation'