circumnavigator


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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.
Translations

circumnavigator

n circumnavigator of the globeWeltumsegler(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
At Kealakekau, the scene of that tragedy, a strip of ship's copper nailed against an upright post in the ground used to inform the traveller that beneath reposed the 'remains' of the great circumnavigator.
You are a sort of circumnavigator come to settle among us, and will keep up my belief in the antipodes.
not at all put out by surprise, instantly declared him a Circumnavigator.
Carrying silver, gold, spices, silk and other goods, they used the route discovered by Fray Andres de Urdaneta, a well-known circumnavigator.
Since then, the Officers have been training under Cdr Dilip Donde, Indias first Circumnavigator, who undertook his voyage on the same boat, in 2008-09.
The operation was the result of a chance encounter between the sixtime solo circumnavigator, who was born in Newcastle, and Nigel Davison, chief executive with the Express Group and himself a keen sailor.
The operation was the result of a chance encounter between the six-time solo circumnavigator, who was born in Newcastle, and Nigel Davison, chief executive with the Express Group and himself a keen sailor.
Throughout the book, Lay convinces us--and I have no doubt of it--that Cook was a great leader of men, scrupulously fair, and the first circumnavigator to bring back a crew without a single loss of life to scurvy.
Yet the fact that Cook visited the cottage was borne out by a letter the circumnavigator had sent to the Admiralty in 1771 seeking three weeks' leave: "Having some business to transact down in Yorkshire as well as to see an aged father.
The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Mhadei, skippered by the highly decorated Commander Dilip Donde, the first Indian solo circumnavigator, was flagged off from Cape Town, South Africa, on January 4 to participate in the exciting race.
Shweta is being groomed by Dhonde who had also helped Abhilash Tomy, India's first non- stop circumnavigator.
Dee Caffari, the world-famous single-handed circumnavigator who will be one of Team BAE Systems' toughest rivals with her all-female crew on board of Al Thuraya Bank Muscat, agrees that fitness is vital for success in EFG Bank Sailing Arabia -- The Tour: "The EFG Bank Sailing Arabia -- The Tour is intense, with very little time for rest and recovery, so the teams that manage themselves well will see the benefits," she says.