adverb see navigable

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  • navigably — blē, li adverb : in a navigable manner or to a navigable degree * * * navˈigably adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑navigate * * * ˈnavigably, adv. [f. as navigable a. + ly2.] In a navigable manner. ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Navigably — Navigable Nav i*ga*ble, a. [L. navigabilis: cf. F. navigable. See {Navigate}.] Capable of being navigated; deep enough and wide enough to afford passage to vessels; as, a navigable river. [1913 Webster] Note: By the common law, a river is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • navigably — See navigability. * * * …   Universalium

  • navigably — nævɪgÉ™blɪ adv. in a manner that may be navigated, in a manner that may be steered through …   English contemporary dictionary

  • navigably — nav·i·ga·bly …   English syllables

  • navigable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. deep enough and wide enough to afford passage to ships < navigable waterways > b. capable of being navigated < navigable terrain > 2. capable of being steered • navigability noun • navigably …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • navigable — navigability, navigableness, n. navigably, adv. /nav i geuh beuhl/, adj. 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. [1520 30; < L navigabilis,… …   Universalium

  • navigable — /ˈnævɪgəbəl/ (say naviguhbuhl) adjective that may be navigated, as waters, or vessels or aircraft. –navigability /nævɪgəˈbɪləti/ (say naviguh biluhtee), navigableness, noun –navigably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • non-navigable — /nɒn ˈnævɪgəbəl/ (say non naviguhbuhl) adjective not navigable. –non navigability /nɒn nævɪgəˈbɪləti/ (say non naviguh biluhtee), non navigableness, noun –non navigably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • navigable — [nav′i gə bəl] adj. [L navigabilis < navigare: see NAVIGATE] 1. wide or deep enough, or free enough from obstructions, for the passage of ships [a navigable river] 2. that can be steered, or directed [a navigable balloon] navigability n.… …   English World dictionary

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