navigable navigable  /ˈnæ və ɡə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) able to be sailed on or through safely

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Small is beautiful Hobart's compact, navigable dimensions add to its laid-back maritime appeal.
  2. The system was raw and navigable only by computer science experts, but security was frowned upon because it got in the way of sharing information.
  3. The Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River, once navigable, now has a single abstract function: Kentucky lies on one side, West Virginia on the other.

News

  1. Shaping a Sustainable Future in Emerging Markets with the First Intelligent CO2 Neutral Streetlight Solution

    Sustainable energy solutions are vital maintaining the current growth rate in global infrastructure. Street lightning is an important infrastructure element in creating safe and navigable cities. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10817396.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Dire loves company

    There are those on the other end who can assure you it's navigable.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "Ned Lamont has said we should explore windmills in the Sound - I disagree," Malloy said today. "We should absolutely use wind and energy, but putting windmills into a narrow, navigable body of water makes no sense."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Dannel Malloy Source: Journal Inquirer

  2. But Justice Kennedy said the dissenters, too, had misread the act, failing to limit it to "navigable" waters, or those wetlands that "significantly affect the chemical, physical and biological integrity of other covered waters more readily...
    on Jun 19, 2006 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Wall Street Journal

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