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navigation

División en sílabas: nav·i·ga·tion
Pronunciación: /ˌnavəˈɡāSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de navigation en inglés:

sustantivo

1The process or activity of accurately ascertaining one’s position and planning and following a route.
Example sentences
  • Its flight control, navigation and vehicle management are independent and based on a mission plan.
  • Phoenix will be used as a demonstrator for the autonomous navigation and flight-control system used for the final approach and landing of the unmanned vehicle.
  • While on the route, the aircraft practice visual low-level navigation, simulated threat reactions and simulated target attacks.
2The passage of ships: bridges to span rivers without hindering navigation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Rivers were open to ship navigation at that time.
  • The emphasis is on railway transport, river navigation receiving less attention.
  • As we have seen, however, the practical exercise of a right to arrest ships in passage poses serious dangers to navigation, and it is rarely used as a means of enforcing anti-pollution regulations.

Origen

early 16th century (denoting the action of traveling on water): from French, or from Latin navigatio(n-), from the verb navigare (see navigate).

Derivados

navigational

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • The new free charts must be downloaded into a navigational software program that runs on a personal computer.
  • Her current task is to undertake survey work, updating existing charts and navigational resources.
  • Even the ability to get to the island in the first place requires advanced seafaring and navigational skills!

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