navigable


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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.

navigable

(ˈnævɪɡəbəl)
adj
1. (Navigation) wide, deep, or safe enough to be sailed on or through: a navigable channel.
2. (Navigation) capable of being steered or controlled: a navigable raft.
ˌnavigaˈbility, ˈnavigableness n
ˈnavigably adv

nav•i•ga•ble

(ˈnæv ɪ gə bəl)

adj.
1. deep and wide enough to provide passage to ships.
2. capable of being steered or guided, as a ship, aircraft, or missile.
[1520–30; < Latin nāvigābilis, derivative of nāvigā(re) to sail]
nav`i•ga•bil′i•ty, nav′i•ga•ble•ness, n.
nav′i•ga•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.navigable - able to be sailed on or through safely; "navigable waters"; "a navigable channel"
passable - able to be passed or traversed or crossed; "the road is passable"

navigable

adjective passable, negotiable, traversable, crossable, open, clear, unobstructed the navigable portion of the Nile

navigable

adjective
Capable of being passed, traversed, or crossed:
Translations
صالِح للمِلاحَه
splavný
farbar
hajózható
skipgengur
ulaşıma izin veren

navigable

[ˈnævɪgəbl] ADJ
1. [river] → navegable
2. [ship, balloon] → gobernable, dirigible

navigable

[ˈnævɪgəbəl] adj [river] → navigable

navigable

adj
schiffbar; in a navigable condition (ship)seetüchtig
balloon, airshiplenkbar

navigable

[ˈnævɪgəbl] adj (river) → navigabile

navigate

(ˈnӕvigeit) verb
1. to direct, guide or move (a ship, aircraft etc) in a particular direction. He navigated the ship through the dangerous rocks.
2. to find or follow one's route when in a ship, aircraft, car etc. If I drive will you navigate?
ˈnavigable adjective
(negative unnavigable) able to be travelled along. a navigable river.
ˌnaviˈgation noun
the art or skill of navigating.
ˈnavigator noun
a person who navigates.
References in classic literature ?
Here speaks the man of masts and sails, to whom the sea is not a navigable element, but an intimate companion.
This island seems formed by nature to be the mistress of Greece, for it is entirely surrounded by a navigable ocean which washes almost all the maritime parts of that country, and is not far distant on the one side from Peloponnesus, on the other, which looks towards Asia, from Triopium and Rhodes.
These men painted that hideous wilderness in charming colours, told us that we should find a country watered with navigable rivers, and inhabited by a people that would either inform us of the way, or accompany us in it.
I should have demanded the freedom of all navigable rivers for everybody, that the seas should be common to all, and that the great standing armies should be reduced henceforth to mere guards for the sovereigns.
A succession of navigable waters forms a kind of chain round its borders, as if to bind it together; while the most noble rivers in the world, running at convenient distances, present them with highways for the easy communication of friendly aids, and the mutual transportation and exchange of their various commodities.
Now the Chamelecon river seems to run to within a short distance of there, but there is no telling how far up it may be navigable.
A Dutch landscape along a navigable river which perfuses it till to the background.
The ape-man had seen that the river at the point he had left it was growing narrow and swift, so that he judged that it could not be navigable even for canoes to any great distance farther toward its source.
There is a slodgy theme in several keys at once, meaning mud-banks, and another for the navigable canal, and the exit into the Baltic is in C sharp major, pianissimo.
The German airship was essentially a navigable balloon very much lighter than air; the Asiatic airship was very little lighter than air and skimmed through it with much greater velocity if with considerably less stability.
With the high plain that there interposed itself to the further passage of the water, commenced a portage of as many miles, which conducted the adventurer to the banks of the Hudson, at a point where, with the usual obstructions of the rapids, or rifts, as they were then termed in the language of the country, the river became navigable to the tide.
The commerce of the German empire[2] is in continual trammels from the multiplicity of the duties which the several princes and states exact upon the merchandises passing through their territories, by means of which the fine streams and navigable rivers with which Germany is so happily watered are rendered almost useless.