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navigation

(nav'ĭ-gā'shŭn),
The act of charting the course of a ship or other vehicle, or of guiding or directing anything in a comparable way.
[L. navigatio, fr. navigo, to guide a ship, fr. navis, ship, + ago, to lead]

navigation

(năv″ĭ-gā′shŭn) [L. navigatio, voyage]
1. Determining, calculating, and guiding an action in which an object, e.g., a catheter or a surgical instrument, is directed to a particular anatomic position, typically with radiological guidance..
2. The ability to direct one's movements through space, i.e., through both familiar and new environments.

navigation

or

orientation

a process of direction-finding. Many animals are capable of navigation particularly those performing long MIGRATIONS. Birds are now known to find their way home (see HOMING).by means of the sun and stars, in addition to landmarks. Bees, and other ARTHROPODS, use the pattern of polarized light in the sky (from which they deduce the direction of the sun) and other organisms may use chemical gradients to trace a route. For example, salmon find their specific river for breeding purposes by following a scent in from the sea.
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I regard the project as thoroughly successful, and the easy navigation of the air in any direction (not exactly in the teeth of a gale) as no longer problematical.
As we altered our course, to make for the promontory on which Enkhuizen is situated, the wind fell, then shifted to another quarter, and blew with a force which greatly increased the difficulties of navigation.
You would not be inclined to say, would you, that navigation is the art of medicine, at least if we are to adopt your exact use of language?
M100 Ground Mobility Enhanced Navigation System Provides
Nasdaq: KVHI) announced today that the German Army has named the KVH M100 Ground Mobility Enhanced Navigation System (GMENS) a standard product in the German Army procurement system.
The acceptance of the M100 by the German Army illustrates the growing recognition that military vehicles require a proven, unjammable tactical navigation solution," said Dan Conway, KVH's vice president of business development.
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Endeca, the only provider of Guided Navigation and advanced search solutions, today announced that the JC Whitney Company, the largest direct marketer of auto parts and accessories, has chosen Endeca InFront(R) with Guided Navigation(SM) to enhance the search, navigation, and merchandising capabilities of its online site.