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English definition of “yaw”

yaw

verb [I]     /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]
(Definition of yaw verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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