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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An erratic deflection from an intended course v. - Swerve off course momentarily; Deviate erratically from a set course; Be wide open.

Usage examples (33)
  • The primary navigation laser accounts for yaw, which is what we do when we walk.
  • It keeps the nose of the plane from swinging side to side (this phenomenon is called yaw).
  • This tended to produce a turning movement of the entire aircraft - known as yaw - toward the dead engine.
  • It's called yaw in aviation, but there are still the up-and-down - pitch - and the roll, the tilt to left or right. for more
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