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yaw in Transport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishyawyaw /jɔː $ jɒː/ verb [intransitive]  technicalTT if a ship, aircraft etc yaws, it turns away from the direction it should be travelling inyaw noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
yawAs the drop-ship yawed away, fleeing, a hem of the cat's cradle dipped towards it.The road yaws out in front of us, and it is clear that yet another armadillo has been chucked overboard.The small jet yawed sharply to the right, upwards and towards the Ilyushin airline.The book says if you keep yawing the aircraft from side to side the wheel may release.Them with terrible majesty, it snap-rolled on to its back and with its nose down began yawing violently to the right.