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Circumnavigation Cir`cum*nav`i*ga"tion, n.
The act of circumnavigating, or sailing round. --Arbuthnot.
Slack-water navigationSlack Slack, a. [Compar. Slacker; superl. Slackest.] [OE.
slak, AS. sleac; akin to OS. slak, OHG. slah, Prov. G.
schlack, Icel. slakr, Sw. slak; cf. Skr. s[.r]j to let loose,
to throw. Cf. Slake.]
Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a
2. Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand. --Milton.
3. Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not
earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as
some men count slackness. --2 Pet. iii.
4. Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as,
business is slack. ``With slack pace.' --Chaucer.
C?sar . . . about sunset, hoisting sail with a slack
southwest, at midnight was becalmed. --Milton.
Slack in stays (Naut.), slow in going about, as a ship.
Slack water, the time when the tide runs slowly, or the
water is at rest; or the interval between the flux and
reflux of the tide.
Slack-water navigation, navigation in a stream the depth of
which has been increased, and the current diminished, by a
dam or dams.
Syn: Loose; relaxed; weak; remiss; backward; abated;
diminished; inactive; slow; tardy; dull.
Meaning of Navigation from wikipedia
- The field
of navigation includes
categories: land navigation
, marine navigation
, aeronautic navigation
, and space navigation
. It is also the...
- satellite navigation
or satnav system
is a system
that uses satellites
to provide autonomous
geo-spatial positioning. It allows satellite navigation
is an open access academic journal about navigation published
by the Institute
Press. Its editor-in-chief...
- Celestial navigation
, also known
as astronavigation, is the practice
of position fixing using stars
and other celestial bodies
- The basic principles
of air navigation
to general navigation
, which includes
of planning, recording, and controlling
- Inland navigation
, inland barge transport
or inland waterway transport
(IWT) is a transport system allowing ships
to use inland waterways
- The Navigation
Acts, or more broadly
the Acts of Trade
, were a long series
laws that developed, promoted, and regulated
- An automotive navigation system
is part of the automobile controls
or a third party
add-on used to find direction
in an automobile. It typically
(FON) is a principle
of law of the sea that ships flying
the flag of any sovereign state shall
not suffer interference
- Area navigation
(RNAV, usually pronounced
as /ˈɑːrnæv/ "ar-nav") is a method
of instrument flight rules
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