navigability


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nav·i·ga·ble

 (năv′ĭ-gə-bəl)
adj.
1. Sufficiently deep or wide to provide passage for vessels: navigable waters; a navigable river.
2. Capable of being steered. Used of boats, ships, or aircraft.

nav′i·ga·bil′i·ty, nav′i·ga·ble·ness n.
nav′i·ga·bly adv.
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Noun1.navigability - the quality of being suitable for the passage of a ship or aircraft
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
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