circumnavigation

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cir·cum·nav·i·gate

 (sûr′kəm-năv′ĭ-gāt′)
tr.v. cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ed, cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ing, cir·cum·nav·i·gates
1. To proceed completely around: circumnavigating the earth.
2. To go around; circumvent: circumnavigate the downtown traffic.

cir′cum·nav′i·ga′tion n.
cir′cum·nav′i·ga′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circumnavigation - traveling around something (by ship or plane); "Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe"
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Translations
طَوافٌ حَوْلَ، دَوران
cesta kolem světaobeplutí
jordomsejlingomsejlingverdensomsejling
körülhajózás
sigling umhverfis
oboplávanie
dünyanın etrafını dolaşma

circumnavigation

[ˈsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈgeɪʃən] Ncircunnavegación f

circumnavigation

[ˌsɜːrkəmnævɪˈgeɪʃən] n [island] → circumnavigation f; [globe, world] → tour f du monde en bateau

circumnavigation

nFahrt f(of um); (in yacht also) → Umseglung f; circumnavigation of the globeFahrt fum die Welt; → Weltumseglung f

circumnavigation

[ˈsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈgeɪʃn] ncircumnavigazione f

circumnavigate

(səːkəmˈnӕvigeit) verb
to sail round (especially the world).
ˈcircumˌnaviˈgation noun
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