What does navigator mean?

Definitions for navigatorˈnæv ɪˌgeɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sailing master, navigator(noun)

    the ship's officer in charge of navigation

  2. navigator(noun)

    the member of an aircrew who is responsible for the aircraft's course

  3. navigator(noun)

    in earlier times, a person who explored by ship


  1. navigator(Noun)

    a person who navigates, especially an officer with that responsibility on a ship or an aircrew member with that responsibility on an aircraft

  2. navigator(Noun)

    a sea explorer

  3. navigator(Noun)

    a device that navigates an aircraft, automobile or missile

  4. navigator(Noun)

    : a labourer on an engineering project such as a canal; a navvy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Navigator(noun)

    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; as, Bowditch's Navigator


  1. Navigator

    A navigator is the person on board a ship or aircraft responsible for its navigation. The navigator's primary responsibility is to be aware of ship or aircraft position at all times. Responsibilities include planning the journey, advising the Captain or aircraft Commander of estimated timing to destinations while en route, and ensuring hazards are avoided. The navigator is in charge of maintaining the aircraft or ship's nautical charts, nautical publications, and navigational equipment, and generally has responsibility for meteorological equipment and communications. In the world's air forces, modern navigators are frequently tasked with weapon systems employment and co-pilot type duties depending on the type, model and series of aircraft. In the U.S. Air Force, the aeronautical rating of Navigator has been augmented by addition of the Combat Systems Officer, while in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, those officers formerly called Navigators or Naval Aviation Observers have been known as Naval Flight Officers since the mid-1960s. USAF Navigators/Combat Systems Officers and USN/USMC Naval Flight Officers must be Basic Mission Qualified in their aircraft, or fly with an Instructor Navigator or Instructor NFO to provide the necessary training for their duties.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of navigator in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of navigator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alf Ragnar Lovdal:

    The total agreement with Rosneft I can't comment on, but the West Navigator was the first rig in the agreement to operate and it was not possible.

  2. Sandra Miniutti:

    As for Charity Navigator overall impact, I don’t know that it has significantly moved the needle on total annual donations to charities, but I do think as a campaign, it has done a great job of bringing greater awareness to all the different causes that need support and helped donors remember to give at year-end.

  3. Katherina Rosqueta:

    It's much more of a grassroots effort taking advantage of the way social media can spread ideas and connections from small donors, the increased focus has led to an increase in at least online donations. Even so, the money raised on #GivingTuesday represents only a very small fraction of total annual charitable giving in the United States. According to Giving USA, which issues an annual report on philanthropy, charitable donations in 2014 totaled $ 358.38 billion. Sandra Miniutti, vice president of the nonprofit watchdog Charity Navigator, agreed that #GivingTuesday has been a plus for charity awareness.

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