Monday, October 7, 2013

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nav·i·ga·ble

[nav-i-guh-buhl] adjective 

1. Deep and wide enough to provide passage to ships: a navigable channel.
2. Capable of being steered or guided, as a ship, aircraft, or missile.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin nāvigābilis, equivalent to nāvigā ( re ) to sail (see navigate) + -bilis -ble
Related forms
nav·i·ga·bil·i·ty, nav·i·ga·ble·ness, noun
nav·i·ga·bly, adverb
non·nav·i·ga·bil·i·ty, noun
non·nav·i·ga·ble, adjective
non·nav·i·ga·ble·ness, noun 


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