What does navigator mean?

Definitions for navigator
ˈnæv ɪˌgeɪ tərnav·i·ga·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sailing master, navigatornoun

    the ship's officer in charge of navigation

  2. navigatornoun

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

  3. navigatornoun

    in earlier times, a person who explored by ship

Wiktionary

  1. navigatornoun

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

  2. navigatornoun

    a sea explorer

  3. navigatornoun

    a device that navigates an aircraft, automobile or missile

  4. navigatornoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Navigatornoun

    Sailor; seaman; traveller by water.

    Etymology: navigateur, Fr. from navigate.

    By the sounding of navigators, that sea is not three hundred and sixty foot deep. Edward Brerewood.

    The rules of navigators must often fail. Thomas Browne, V. Err.

    The contrivance may seem difficult, because these submarine navigators will want winds, tides, and the fight of the heavens. John Wilkins, Math. Magic.

    This terrestrial globe, which before was only a globe in speculation, has since been surrounded by the boldness of many navigators. William Temple.

Wikipedia

  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 ship's 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 they generally have responsibility for meteorological equipment and communications. With the advent of satellite navigation, the effort required to accurately determine one's position has decreased by orders of magnitude, so the entire field has experienced a revolutionary transition since the 1990s with traditional navigation tasks, like performing celestial navigation, being used less frequently. Using multiple independent position fix methods without solely relying on subject to failure electronic systems helps the navigator detect errors and professional mariners are still proficient in traditional piloting and celestial navigation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Navigatornoun

    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

Freebase

  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. navigator

    A person skilled in the art of navigation. In old times, the ship's artist. Also, one who plies merely on canals. Also, the navvy who works on embankments, cuttings, &c.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of navigator in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Jonny Kim:

    Chris Kyle was the Primary Sniper, Navigator, Pointman, and newguys kind of get matched up to a person. He was the person I got matched up to, because I would eventually be groomed to take on his responsibilities, so early on, I got tasked with being the Assistant Lead Navigator and Point Man and Sniper, which I eventually got to take on these roles more as a Primary later, and in workup and also on deployment.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Natalie Buxton:

    You can read reviews online to help you find a reputable organization, nonprofit animal organizations will also be rated by Charity Navigator or Guidestar, so that can be helpful for finding a trustworthy organization.

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