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English definition of “yaw”

yaw

verb [I] uk   /jɔː/ us    /jɑː/ specialized
If an aircraft or ship yaws, it moves slightly to the side of its intended direction.Navigation and shipwrecksSlanting, sloping, leaning, tiltingAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
yaw
noun [C or U] uk   us  
(Definition of yaw from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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