navaid

noun
nav·​aid | \ ˈna-ˌvād How to pronounce navaid (audio) \

Definition of navaid

: a device or system (such as a radar beacon) that provides a navigator with navigational data

First Known Use of navaid

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for navaid

navigation aid

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“Navaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/navaid. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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