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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: yaw (0.01219 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to yaw.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: yaw yaw v 1: be wide open; “the deep gaping canyon” [syn: gape, yawn] 2: deviate erratically from a set course; “the yawing motion of the ship” 3: swerve off course momentarily; “the ship yawed when the huge waves hit it” yaw n : an erratic deflection from an intended course [syn: swerve]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Yaw Yaw \Yaw\ (y[add]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yawed (y[add]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Yawing.] [Cf. Yew, v. i.] To rise in blisters, breaking in white froth, as cane juice in the clarifiers in sugar works. [1913 Webster] Yaw \Yaw\, v. i. & t. [Cf. Prov. G. gagen to rock, gageln to totter, shake, Norw. gaga to bend backward, Icel. gagr bent back, gaga to throw the neck back.] (Naut.) To steer wild, or out of the line of her course; to deviate from her course, as when struck by a heavy sea; -- said of a ship. [1913 Webster] Just as he would lay the ship's course, all yawing being out of the question. --Lowell. [1913 Webster] Yaw \Yaw\, n. (Naut.) A movement of a vessel by which she temporarily alters her course; a deviation from a straight course in steering. [1913 Webster]


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