navaid

noun

nav·​aid ˈna-ˌvād How to pronounce navaid (audio)
: a device or system (such as a radar beacon) that provides a navigator with navigational data

Word History

Etymology

navigation aid

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of navaid was in 1956

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“Navaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/navaid. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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