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the right of way of the public over a river to use it as a highway.

NAVIGATION. The act of traversing the sea, rivers or lakes, in ships or other vessels; the art of ascertaining the geographical position of a ship, and directing her course.
     2. It is not within the plan of this work to copy the acts of congress relating to navigation, or even an abstract of them. The reader is referred to Story's L. U. S. Index, h.t.; Gordon's Dic. art. 2905, et seq.

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Once the track has been processed in e-Navigator, it can be passed to the onboard ECDIS system to confirm that the track is navigationally safe.
This fin is not only important navigationally and reproductively to the fish, but has also been shown to be subject to modification in environments receiving discharges from paper mills and to common androgens under laboratory conditions.
Similarly, scientists who claim that the different spatial skills in men and women are adaptive must explain why women failed to inherit the superior spatial skills of their navigationally enhanced fathers, he said.
Navigationally superior, atheistically designed and comprehensive in its functionality, it is hoped that this addition will richly justify its presence.
It was agreed the race was tactically and navigationally challenging, but nevertheless enjoyable.
Inland waterways are understood as navigationally passable waterways of rivers, lakes and channels organized, marked and open to safe navigation (Dadic et al.