Navigability



[nav-i-guh-buh l] /ˈnæv ɪ gə bəl/

adjective
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.
/ˈnævɪɡəbəl/
adjective
1.
wide, deep, or safe enough to be sailed on or through: a navigable channel
2.
capable of being steered or controlled: a navigable raft
adj.

mid-15c., from Old French navigable (14c.) or directly from Latin navigabilis, from navigat-, past participle stem of navigare (see navigation). Related: Navigability.

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