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slue

Definition of slue

  • less common spelling of 1b

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slue

verb

Less common spelling of slew:3

transitive verb
1 :to turn (something, such as a telescope or a ship's spar) about a fixed point that is usually the axis
2 :to cause to skid :veer
  • slew a car around a turn
intransitive verb
1 :to turn, twist, or swing about :pivot
2 :skid

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slue

play
noun \ ˈslü \

Definition of slue

1 :position or inclination after slewing
2 :skid 5

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