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Definition of Navigation

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Circumnavigation
Circumnavigation Cir`cum*nav`i*ga"tion, n. The act of circumnavigating, or sailing round. --Arbuthnot.
Inland navigation
Inland navigation, Internal navigation, navigation on rivers, inland lakes, etc.
Internal navigation
Inland navigation, Internal navigation, navigation on rivers, inland lakes, etc.
Slack-water navigation
Slack 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 slack rope. 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. 9. 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 four general categories: land navigation, marine navigation, aeronautic navigation, and space navigation. It is also the...
- A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system that uses satellites to provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning. It allows small electronic receivers...
- Celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, is the ancient and continuing modern practice of position fixing using stars and other celestial bodies...
- A navigation bar (or navigation system) is a section of a graphical user interface intended to aid visitors in accessing information. Navigation bars are...
- The Navigation Acts, or more broadly the Acts of Trade and Navigation, was a long series of English laws that developed, promoted, and regulated English...
- In navigation, the course of a watercraft or aircraft is the cardinal direction in which the craft is to be steered. The course is to be distinguished...
- Submarine navigation underwater requires special skills and technologies not needed by surface ships. The challenges of underwater navigation have become...
- Navigation is an academic journal about navigation published by Wiley on behalf of the Institute of Navigation. Its editor-in-chief is Richard B. Langley;...
- A navigational aid (NAVAID), also known as aid to navigation (ATON), is any sort of signal, markers or guidance equipment which aids the traveler in navigation...
- Web navigation refers to the process of navigating a network of information resources in the World Wide Web, which is organized as hypertext or hypermedia...