A set of lights shown by a ship or aircraft at night to indicate its position and orientation, especially with respect to other vessels or aircraft.
More example sentences
- A small red light is displayed, similar to an aircraft navigation light seen from a distance.
- We headed back, swimming across debris over the deck, where a large navigation light lay close to one of the broken masts.
- The second incident involved the coaster Lara which collided with a mooring post and navigation light at the entrance to Alexandra Dock, demolishing the light.
Definition of navigation lights in:
- The British & World English dictionary