HyperDic: slue

English > 2 senses of the word slue:
VERBmotionslue, swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slew, cutturn sharply
motionslue, skid, slip, slew, slidemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
English > slue: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn sharply; change direction abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsswerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slew, cut
Narrowerpeel offLeave a formation
yawswerve off course momentarily
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishvirar
English > slue: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsskid, slip, slew, slide
Narrowerside-slipslide sideways / sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
skidslide without control
submarineMove forward or under in a sliding motion
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Spanishdeslizar, patinar, resbalar
Catalanrelliscar

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