English version

yaw

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport
yawyaw /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]
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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.
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Verb table
yaw
Simple Form
Present
ityaws
ityawed
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Present perfect
ithas yawed
Past perfect
ithad yawed
Future
itwill yaw
Future perfect
itwill have yawed
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Continuous Form
Present
itis yawing
itwas yawing
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Present perfect
ithas been yawing
Past perfect
ithad been yawing
Future
itwill be yawing
Future perfect
itwill have been yawing
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