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

 yaw /ˈjɔ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 yaw /ˈjɔ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yaw v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yawed p. pr. & vb. n. Yawing.]  To rise in blisters, breaking in white froth, as cane juice in the clarifiers in sugar works.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yaw, v. i. & t.  Naut. To steer wild, or out of the line of her course; to deviate from her course, as when struck by a heavy sea; -- said of a ship.
    Just as he would lay the ship's course, all yawing being out of the question.   --Lowell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yaw, n. Naut. A movement of a vessel by which she temporarily alters her course; a deviation from a straight course in steering.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an erratic deflection from an intended course [syn: swerve]
      v 1: be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon" [syn: gape, yawn]
      2: deviate erratically from a set course; "the yawing motion of
         the ship"
      3: swerve off course momentarily; "the ship yawed when the huge
         waves hit it"