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nabigasyon : navigation (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: navegacion: navigation ]

Derivatives of nabigasyon

n. (act)1. navigation, pilotage, pilotingthe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place.
~ steering, guidance, directionthe act of setting and holding a course.; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
~ instrument flyingnavigation of an airplane solely by instruments.
~ astronavigation, celestial navigationnavigating according to the positions of the stars.
~ dead reckoningnavigation without the aid of celestial observations.
~ bear down on, bear down uponsail towards another vessel, of a ship.
~ luff, pointsail close to the wind.
~ weathersail to the windward of.
~ boatride in a boat on water.
~ steam, steamertravel by means of steam power.; "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"
~ yachttravel in a yacht.
~ sailtravel on water propelled by wind.; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
~ beatsail with much tacking or with difficulty.; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
~ scud, rackrun before a gale.
~ outpointsail closer to the wind than.
~ wear round, tackturn into the wind.; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"
~ wear shipturn away from the wind.; "The sailors decided it was time to wear ship"
~ ferrytravel by ferry.
~ ferrytransport by ferry.
~ ferrytransport from one place to another.
~ rafttransport on a raft.; "raft wood down a river"
~ bargetransport by barge on a body of water.
n. (act)2. navigationship traffic.; "the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"
~ shipping, transport, transportationthe commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials.
n. (act)3. navigation, sailing, seafaringthe work of a sailor.
~ leg(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack.
~ cabotagenavigation in coastal waters.
~ tacking, tack(nautical) the act of changing tack.
~ employment, workthe occupation for which you are paid.; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
~ steerage, steeringthe act of steering a ship.
~ accommodation ladder(nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside.
~ becket(nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship.
~ bilge well(nautical) a well where seepage drains to be pumped away.
~ bitter end(nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt.
~ chipa triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line.
~ deadeye(nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud.
~ escutcheon(nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed.
~ jack ladder, pilot ladder, jacob's ladder(nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps.
~ laniard, lanyard(nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships.
~ lead line, sounding line(nautical) plumb line for determining depth.
~ luff(nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast.
~ overhead(nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship.
~ ratlin, ratline(nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft.
~ rudder(nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel.
~ sea ladder, sea steps(nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard.
~ mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud, tack, sheet(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind.
~ spun yarn(nautical) small stuff consisting of a lightweight rope made of several rope yarns loosely wound together.
~ stay(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar.
~ sternpost(nautical) the principal upright timber at the stern of a vessel.
~ fireroom, stokehold, stokehole(nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired.
~ towing line, towing rope, towline, towrope(nautical) a rope used in towing.
~ capsizing(nautical) the event of a boat accidentally turning over in the water.
~ beam-ends(nautical) at the ends of the transverse deck beams of a vessel.; "on her beam-ends"
~ ship's bell, bell(nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m..
~ steerageway(nautical) the minimum rate of motion needed for a vessel to be maneuvered.
~ stand outsteer away from shore, of ships.
~ starboardturn to the right, of helms or rudders.
~ close-hauledhaving the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible.
~ foresituated at or toward the bow of a vessel.
~ atrip, aweigh(of an anchor) just clear of the bottom.
~ riggedfitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc).
~ unriggedstripped of rigging.
~ fore-and-aftparallel with the keel of a boat or ship.
~ close to the windnearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming.; "sailing close to the wind"