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English noun: navigation

1. navigation (act) the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place


Synonymspilotage, piloting


Broader (hypernym)direction, guidance, steering


Narrower (hyponym)astronavigation, celestial navigation, dead reckoning, instrument flying


Domain category membersbarge, bear down on, bear down upon, beat, boat, ferry, ferry, ferry, luff, outpoint, point, rack, raft, sail, scud, steam, steamer, tack, wear round, wear ship, weather, yacht

2. navigation (act) ship traffic


SamplesThe channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts.


Broader (hypernym)shipping, transport, transportation

3. navigation (act) the work of a sailor


Synonymssailing, seafaring


Broader (hypernym)employment, work


Narrower (hyponym)cabotage


Part holonymsteerage, steering


Domain category membersaccommodation ladder, atrip, aweigh, beam-ends, becket, bell, bilge well, bitter end, capsizing, chip, close to the wind, close-hauled, deadeye, escutcheon, fireroom, fore, fore-and-aft, jack ladder, Jacob's ladder, laniard, lanyard, lead line, leg, luff, mainsheet, overhead, pilot ladder, ratlin, ratline, rigged, rudder, sea ladder, sea steps, sheet, ship's bell, shroud, sounding line, spun yarn, stand out, starboard, stay, steerageway, sternpost, stokehold, stokehole, tack, tack, tacking, towing line, towing rope, towline, towrope, unrigged, weather sheet









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