HyperDic: yaw

English > 4 senses of the word yaw:
VERBstativeyaw, gape, yawnbe wide open
motionyawdeviate erratically from a set course
motionyawswerve off course momentarily
NOUNeventyaw, swervean erratic deflection from an intended course
yaw > pronunciation
Soundsyao'
English > yaw: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn erratic deflection from an intended course.
Synonymswerve
Broaderturning, turnA movement in a new direction
Spanishdesvío brusco, guiñada, viraje repentino
Verbsyawdeviate erratically from a set course
English > yaw: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe wide open.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsgape, yawn
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishboquear, bostezar
English > yaw: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningdeviate erratically from a set course.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"the yawing motion of the ship"
Narrowerhuntyaw back and forth about a flight path
Broaderdeviate, divertTurn aside
Nounsyawan erratic deflection from an intended course
English > yaw: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningswerve off course momentarily.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"the ship yawed when the huge waves hit it"
Broaderswerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cutTurn sharply
Spanishguiñar

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