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- n. the state of being navigable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or condition of being navigable; navigableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or condition of being navigable; navigableness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being suitable for the passage of a ship or aircraft
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This had serious repercussions for the river, as navigability is a requirement for the protections of the Clean Water Act.
I think one of the weakest parts of blogging software is poor navigability.
These all help to address the navigability problem a little, but none of them really provide the missing synoptic view of past contents.
If Washington is truly concerned about Chinese threats to the freedom of navigation in Asia—as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been voicing for the past year—it cannot afford to ignore what Taiwan means for commerce and navigability in the region.
The Danube, representing Europe, touches the papal coat of arms; the Rio de la Plata, the New World, sits on a pile of coins signifying wealth; the African Nile is hooded, because no one knew its source; the Asian Ganges holds an oar, denoting navigability.
But the high rise and fall of the tidal reaches of Somerset's rivers has limited their navigability and usefulness.
The proposal begins with an application to the US Army Corp for a navigability permit.
Now attempt to make it float and assure it's navigability.
Under this navigability test, and particularly the Army Corps 'interpretation of it, even significant portions of the Colorado River might not be considered navigable.
They require flood control for navigability, and electricity generation is a by-product of this effort.