Definition of 'navigation'
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Example sentences containing 'navigation'
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The change comes amid concerns over the number of drivers following digital navigation devices that often fail to inform them about restrictions ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On your left as you head north are the crashing waves of the Pacific, the best navigation aid you could ask for. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He left his maps in a hotel room and dropped his GPS navigation system down a drain, but denied suggestions that he was reckless. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They admit that they failed to fit navigation lights before the crossing in the dark. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Maybe they are using navigation systems that are similar to what occurs in birds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This works well as a navigation device. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The invention of the magnetic compass served as a great aid to navigation. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)It links a navigation with a river. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But navigation devices have increased the menace. The Sun (2008)For easy navigation, click on the sun rays at the top of the home page. The Sun (2008)Now and again an aeroplane flew low over the city, showing its navigation lights. Times, Sunday Times (2015)People go on about navigation, but modern equipment is only an aid to navigation. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Lights on the navigation gear winked, green and amber. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)Despite that, many people have their own navigation aid horror stories. The Sun (2011)According to all my dictionaries, a chart is simply a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With time these problems should be ironed out, and most big consumer electronic manufacturers are working on new personal navigation devices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The screen is just about the right size to comfortably view photos and movies and be a viable replacement for in-car navigation devices. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As an essential instrument of navigation, it was invented only 300 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He said: 'There are no landing or navigation aids at the hotel. The Sun (2007)This amounted to a cross-section of the most advanced instruments of the day, and reflected his skills in navigation and astronomy. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)Difficulty rating This should be tackled by adults only, although strong walkers with confidence in their navigation skills will love it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Garmin: The navigation device maker reported quarterly earnings that were lower than expected as sales of its gadgets used in cars dropped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For instance, navigation devices could receive real-time data on available parking spaces and direct drivers to the parking spot closest to the destination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'navigation'
British English: navigation NOUN
You can refer to the movement of ships as navigation.
Pack ice around Iceland was becoming a threat to navigation.
Definition of navigation from the Collins English Dictionary
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