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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...
- satellite navigation or satnav system is a system that uses satellites to provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning. It allows satellite navigation devices...
- NAVIGATION is an open access academic journal about navigation published by the Institute of Navigation in cooperation with HighWire Press. Its editor-in-chief...
- Celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, is the practice of position fixing using stars and other celestial bodies that enables a navigator...
- The basic principles of air navigation are identical to general navigation, which includes the process of planning, recording, and controlling the movement...
- Inland navigation, inland barge transport or inland waterway transport (IWT) is a transport system allowing ships and barges to use inland waterways (such...
- The Navigation Acts, or more broadly the Acts of Trade and Navigation, were a long series of English laws that developed, promoted, and regulated English...
- 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 uses a...
- Freedom of navigation (FON) is a principle of law of the sea that ships flying the flag of any sovereign state shall not suffer interference from other...
- Area navigation (RNAV, usually pronounced as /ˈɑːrnæv/ "ar-nav") is a method of instrument flight rules (IFR) navigation that allows an aircraft to choose...