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1) yaw. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...spacecraft, or projectile. 3. To move unsteadily; weave. To cause to yaw. 1. The act of yawing. 2. Extent of yawing, measured in degrees. Perhaps of Scandinavian...

2) airfoil. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...which is rotational motion of the aircraft about a line running through its fuselage, or yawing, which is rotational motion about a line running from the top to the...

3) flight simulator. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and is mounted in such a way that it can be moved to simulate the rolling, pitching, and yawing motions of an aircraft. The instrument readings, the student's control...

4) airplane. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...at the rear of the tail fin, is a movable auxiliary airfoil that gives the craft a yawing (turning about a vertical axis) movement in normal flight. The rear array...

5) 1. Old Huntsman, The. Sassoon, Siegfried. 1918. The Old Huntsman and Other Poems
...my whips were always lost, and hounds Would never get their heads down; and a man On a great yawing chestnut trying to cast em While I was in a corner pounded by...

6) Act II. Scene III. Dekker, Thomas. 1909-14. The Shoemaker's Holiday. The Harvard Classics
...LACY. Yaw, yaw, yaw; ick can dat wel doen. 20 32 FIRK. Yaw, yaw! He speaks yawing like a jackdaw that gapes to be fed with cheese-curds. Oh, he ll give a villanous...

7) Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Voyage to Newfoundland. Paras. 50-83. Edward Haies. 1909-14. Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern. The Harvard Classics
...at a sudden gaze and sight of men. Thus he passed along turning his head to and fro, yawing and gaping wide, with ugly demonstration of long teeth, and glaring eyes;...

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