- the act of yawing.
- the angular displacement of the longitudinal axis due to yawing.
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How to use yaw in a sentence
Ever after when I passed by his house, some of the children would point to me and say, ‘Yaw killed aur guise.’Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
Take a Swede or a Dutchman: it's yaw yaw with them to the end of their time.My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3|William Clark Russell
The Chins in the valley of the Yaw and its tributaries were raiders.The Pacification of Burma|Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
Yaw—To swerve from side to side as a vessel does when running free.On Yacht Sailing|Thomas Fleming Day
For when the printing presses are united the planet may buck and yaw, but she comes into line at last.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley