Definition of "yawed" []

  • (of an aircraft, missile, etc) to turn about its vertical axis (verb)
  • (of a ship, etc) to deviate temporarily from a straight course (verb)
  • To cause (an aircraft, ship, etc) to yaw (verb)
  • The angular movement of an aircraft, missile, etc, about its vertical axis (noun)
  • The deviation of a vessel from a straight course (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of yaw. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yawed" in a sentence
  • ""yawed" about more than ever; but she took in no more spray over her bow."
  • "At the last moment, the Tzenkethi vessel slammed to a halt, then yawed on its axis."
  • "Help him as much as you can, and make him help "— he stopped and ran the spokes to starboard as a tremendous billow rose under the stern and yawed the schooner to port —" and make him help himself for the rest."
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