- 1(Of a waterway or sea) able to be sailed on by ships or boats: a navigable channel many of the rivers ceased to be navigableMore example sentences
- These are the two main navigable waterways leading to ports in Iraq.
- France alone has almost 4,200 miles of navigable waterways.
- The Atlantic facade offers warm, mostly navigable seas, a complex, mineral-rich geology, and spectacular biodiversity.
- 1.1(Of a track or road) suitable for vehicles: a good cart track, navigable by carsMore example sentences
- Although heavily pitted and badly repaired, the motorway was still navigable.
- Haven't we all, at some time, had to face the near trauma of parking aside for hours waiting for flooded roads to become navigable?
- The tarmac then gives way to a stony track which is navigable by most pushchairs, assisted wheelchair users and powerchairs.
- 1.2 Computing (Of a website) easy to move around in.More example sentences
- The easily navigable Website organizes its archive into four parts, running chronologically from pre-publication to response.
- Many of our informants emphasized how important it is to have an easily navigable Web site.
- The short films, no longer an endangered species, are archived on an easily navigable Web site.
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- However, this bridge was the limit of navigability of the river, which is why it is the furthest upstream that you find the remnants of docks.
- India cites fishing activity in the creek as evidence of its navigability.
- Water depth has no bearing on statutory navigability.
early 16th century: from French navigable or Latin navigabilis, from the verb navigare 'to sail' (see navigate).