Definition of navaid in English:

navaid

Syllabification: nav·aid
Pronunciation: /ˈnavˌād
 
/

noun

  • A navigational device in an aircraft, ship, or other vehicle.
    More example sentences
    • I haven't owned an airplane with a navaid in it for over 30 years now.
    • The second scenario assumes that all conventional navaids are still operating but that 80 percent of aircraft will be GPS equipped.
    • The defining GPS waypoints have satellite-derived coordinates that are co-located with the ground navaids for that approach.

Origin

1950s: from navigational aid.

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