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yaw

verb

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to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
  • the ship yawed hard to the right when the rogue wave hit it broadside

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The first known use of yaw was in 1546

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“Yaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/yaw. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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