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yaw

yaw

pronunciation:
yaw
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: yawed, yawing, yaws
definition 1: to weave, move unsteadily, turn, or pitch from side to side, esp. on a vertical axis.
similar words:
pitch
definition 2: to veer temporarily from an intended course, as a ship.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to move unsteadily or deviate from the intended course.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the action or extent of deviating from an intended course or direction.