navigational instrument


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n navigational instrument an instrument used for navigating
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In literature:

The airship car contains all instruments and controls required for navigating the ship and also provides a housing for the engines.
"British Airships, Past, Present, and Future" by George Whale
Without adequate navigation instruments, Mr. Mott was forced to rely to a great extent on speculation.
"West Wind Drift" by George Barr McCutcheon
He understood how doggedly Malone must have labored to acquire mastery over the instruments of navigation.
"The Cruise of the Dry Dock" by T. S. Stribling
He is no great navigator anywhere, running more by signs and currents, in my judgment, than by the use of his instruments.
"The Sea Lions" by James Fenimore Cooper
Then Captain Kennor appeared, carrying a bag and his navigating instruments.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
The mariner's compass, the most important instrument used in navigation, demands further notice.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
Some of the navigation instruments we'll almost have to buy.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
An old navigation instrument.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Presently he peered into the chart room, which was dark except for the small hooded bulbs over the navigating instruments.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
All the navigating instruments.
"Before Egypt" by E. K. Jarvis

In news:

"Aviation electronics" used to refer to communication and navigation radios, but now " avionics " covers nearly every instrument, gauge, warning light and switch in the cockpit.
ABB's Flow Measurement Handbook has helped generations of instrumentation practitioners navigate the application ins and outs of industrial flow measurement devices.
FAA personnel operate the King Airs from four US locations for flight inspection of the nation's system of navigation aids, airport lighting and instrument approach procedures.
Hampton Roads Academy's Navigators was instrumental in beating them Friday in.

In science:

However the prime purpose of these instruments was for navigation rather than astronomy.
Astronomy in Antarctica
The most of the important navigational, instrumental and experimental information will be stored onboard until the time of clear communication link with the NASA Deep Space Network.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity