DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

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

 veer /ˈvɪr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veer, v. t. To direct to a different course; to turn; to wear; as, to veer, or wear, a vessel.
 To veer and haul Naut., to pull tight and slacken alternately. --Totten.
 To veer away or To veer out Naut., to let out; to slacken and let run; to pay out; as, to veer away the cable; to veer out a rope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veer v. i. [imp. & p. p. Veered p. pr. & vb. n. Veering.]  To change direction; to turn; to shift; as, wind veers to the west or north. “His veering gait.”
    And as he leads, the following navy veers.   --Dryden.
    an ordinary community which is hostile or friendly as passion or as interest may veer about.   --Burke.
 To veer and haul Naut., to vary the course or direction; -- said of the wind, which veers aft and hauls forward. The wind is also said to veer when it shifts with the sun.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the
           left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the
           right" [syn: swerve, sheer, curve, trend, slue,
            slew, cut]
      2: shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered" [ant: back]