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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lee·way /ˈliˌwe/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lee·way n. Naut. The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (of a ship or plane) sideways drift
      2: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move
         within limits [syn: allowance, margin, tolerance]