Word of the Day: Navigator

/ návəɡādər/, noun: 1. a person skilled or engaged in navigation* “The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigator.” Edmund Gibbon,1737 – 1794 2. an explorer by sea example: Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama was the first person to sail directly from Europe to India. *navigation /navəˈɡāSH(ə)n/, noun: 1. the act or process of directing the course of travelHistory is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” David McCullough, 1933 – 2. the act of moving in a boat or ship over an area of water “Men might as well project a voyage to the Moon as attempt to employ steam navigation against the stormy North Atlantic Ocean.” Dionysus Lardner, 1793 – 1859