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navigator

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noun nav·i·ga·tor \ˈna-və-ˌgā-tər\

Simple Definition of navigator

  • : a person who finds out how to get to a place : a person who navigates a ship, an airplane, etc.

  • : a device (such as a computer) that is used to plan or find the route to a place

Full Definition of navigator

  1. :  one that navigates or is qualified to navigate

Examples of navigator

  1. The crew includes a copilot and a navigator.

  2. Would you be willing to act as navigator while I drive?

  3. The ship is equipped with a satellite navigator.



1590

First Known Use of navigator

1590

Other Nautical Terms

Rhymes with navigator

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NAVIGATOR Defined for Kids

navigator

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noun nav·i·ga·tor \ˈna-və-ˌgā-tər\

Definition of navigator

  1. :  an officer on a ship or aircraft responsible for directing its course





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