yaw :

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  • n  an erratic deflection from an intended course
  • v  be wide open
  • v  deviate erratically from a set course
    the yawing motion of the ship
  • v  swerve off course momentarily
    the ship yawed when the huge waves hit it

  • If he wants to make a fast turn, he will say "yaw, yaw, yaw.
  • They fashioned a pair of twin rudders in back to control its tendency to yaw from side to side.
  • It is a wheel, anchored to a rewardingly heavy base, that you twist, tilt, nudge, press and pull to move up, down, forward and back, and also pitch and yaw.
News & Articles

  • Senate Transportation Committee approves Yaw dairy bill
    HARRISBURG - A legislative measure easing the regulatory burden on dairy haulers was unanimously approved on Tuesday by the state Senate Transportation Committee, according to the bill's prime sponsor, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). Senate Bill 1010 would allow
    June 19, 2013 - The Daily & Sunday Review
  • New Britain police blotter
    New Britain police report the following: Yaw Brobby, 34, of 43 Dobek Road, was charged June 14 with second-degree breach of peace.
    June 18, 2013 - The New Britain Herald
  • State Senate OKs bills on gas service
    Efforts to provide local natural gas service to unserved and underserved areas of Pennsylvania were passed by the state Senate last week. Senate Bills 738 and 739, sponsored by Sen. E. Eugene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, and Sen.
    June 17, 2013 - The Williamsport Sun-Gazette

  • Steve Jobs in Toronto Star
    ...from the greatly improved screen, now capable of showing an incredible 326 dots per inch (dpi), Apple has squeezed a three-axis gyroscope into the device, allowing the smartphone "to detect pitch, yaw and roll, plus rotation around...
  • Martin Whitmarsh in ITV.com
    The team's CEO Martin Whitmarsh said: "Its intended aim was to improve the car's sensitivity during yaw, but we found that some of the advantage it brought to that area was being offset elsewhere." "As you can clearly see, it is a large...
  • John Sexton in Dubai City Guide
    Dr. Sexton concluded, "I would like to thank the many people who worked so hard to bring this wonderful partnership about, including including Cheryl Mills, Jeanne Marie Smith, Yaw Nyarko, and Robert Berne from NYU; Thomas Jackson, the president...

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