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Definition of Navigation
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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...
- A satellite navigation
or satnav system
is a system
that uses satellites
to provide autonomous
geo-spatial positioning. It allows small electronic
- Celestial navigation
, also known
as astronavigation, is the ancient
and continuing modern practice
of position fixing using stars
and other celestial
- A navigation
bar (or navigation
system) is a section
of a graphical
user interface intended
to aid visitors
- The Navigation
Acts, or more broadly
the Acts of Trade
, was a long series
laws that developed, promoted, and regulated
- In navigation
, the course
of a watercraft
is the cardinal direction
is to be steered. The course
is to be distinguished...
- Submarine navigation underwater requires special skills
ships. The challenges
of underwater navigation
is an academic journal about navigation published
of the Institute
. Its editor-in-chief is Richard
- A navigational
aid (NAVAID), also known
as aid to navigation
(ATON), is any sort of signal, markers
or guidance equipment which
aids the traveler
- Web navigation refers
to the process
of information resources
in the World
Wide Web, which
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