American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who navigates.
- n. A device that directs the course of an aircraft or missile.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who navigates or sails; especially, one who directs the course of a ship, or is skilful in the art of navigation. In the merchant marine the commanding officer usually navigates the vessel; in men-of-war, of nearly all nationalities, one of the line-officers or executive officers (in the United States navy the third in rank) is detailed for that duty. In the United states navy the navigator, in addition to his other duties, has charge of the log-book, of the steering-gear, of the anchors and chains, and of the stowage of the hold, and has also general supervision of the ordnance and ordnance-stores.
- n. A laborer on a “navigation” or canal (see navigation, 4), or on a railway. Now usually abbreviated navvy (see navvy).
- n. a person who navigates, especially an officer with that responsibility on a ship or an aircrew member with that responsibility on an aircraft
- n. a sea explorer
- n. a device that navigates an aircraft, automobile or missile
- n. obsolete : a labourer on an engineering project such as a canal; a navvy
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who navigates or sails; esp., one who direct the course of a ship, or one who is skillful in the art of navigation; also, a book which teaches the art of navigation.
- n. the ship's officer in charge of navigation
- n. in earlier times, a person who explored by ship
- n. the member of an aircrew who is responsible for the aircraft's course
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“Champlain -- navigator, map-maker, writer, diplomat and statesman -- was above all convinced that Canada could be home to goodness and greatness.”
“Considering the obstacle course over which American economic policy-makers must manoeuvre, the navigator is called upon to display unusual skill and intuitive judgment.”
“This is a contrast particularly present in our minds at the very time when the Northwest Passage, that romantic dream of the navigator from the very beginning of the exploration of the American continent, a dream which was to prove the death of so many, is once again a matter of present exploration, with the ghosts of Frobisher and Franklin watching the progress of the Manhattan and her accompanying icebreakers.”
“Edmondson, the navigator from the previous night's mission, to go along on this one because of his experience from the night before.”
“There wasn't a scientist worthy of the name in the whole outfit, unless you call the navigator, Captain Bartholomew, an astronomer, which is certainly begging the question.”
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