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Definition of yaw verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yaw

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//jɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jɔː//
 
[intransitive] (specialist)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they yaw
BrE BrE//jɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jɔː//
 
he / she / it yaws
BrE BrE//jɔːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jɔːz//
 
past simple yawed
BrE BrE//jɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jɔːd//
 
past participle yawed
BrE BrE//jɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jɔːd//
 
-ing form yawing
BrE BrE//ˈjɔːɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɔːɪŋ//
 
Boating, Travelling by boat or ship
 
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(of a ship or plane) to turn to one side, away from a straight course, in an unsteady way See related entries: Boating, Travelling by boat or ship Word Origin mid 16th cent.: of unknown origin.

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