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navigation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport, Geography, Water, Air
navigationnav‧i‧ga‧tion /ˌnævəˈɡeɪʃən/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 TTSGthe science or job of planning which way you need to go when you are travelling from one place to another compasses and other instruments of navigation2 TTWTTAwhen someone sails a ship along a river or other area of water Navigation becomes more difficult further up the river.3 when you click on words, pictures etc in order to move between documents that are connected on the Internetnavigational adjective [only before noun]
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navigationFrames can be useful for maintaining a navigation bar, but all permanent frames consume screen real estate.There's a medical officer, a navigation officer, a communications officer.an electronic navigation systemIn Medieval times rivers were used for water supply and to power mills as well as for navigation.But the Flicker is used by freighters with full-automatic Intelloid navigation.Precision Products makes navigation and guidance systems for military and space purposes.The voyage was an achievement of navigation and courage.In the navigation room Colonel Bowers pored over his flight-plan and a sandwich lunch.The fecundity of adult Jerichos must be legend, the navigation abilities of the larvae extraordinary.The channel is now open to navigation.
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