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  • verb Present participle of yaw.

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Examples

  • During the operation of a wind power plant, in particular in turbulent winds depending on the yaw angle of the rotor, very high forces and thus very high torques, so-called yawing moments or yaw moments, can occur.

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  • "yawing" from side to side, and certain squashings of the paddle-boxes into the yeasty waters, which now ran a race with us and each other, as if bent on chasing us down, and rolling their boarding parties with foaming crests down on our decks.

    My Diary North and South

  • Once other teams noticed that Edwards 'crew chief Bob Osborne was "yawing" the car out to the right (as it went down the straightaway you could see the car's right rear quarterpanel.

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  • Once other teams noticed that Edwards 'crew chief Bob Osborne was "yawing" the car out to the right (as it went down the straightaway you could see the car's right rear quarterpanel.

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  • Once other teams noticed that Edwards 'crew chief Bob Osborne was "yawing" the car out to the right (as it went down the straightaway you could see the car's right rear quarterpanel.

    Sportsfrog.com

  • Once other teams noticed that Edwards 'crew chief Bob Osborne was "yawing" the car out to the right (as it went down the straightaway you could see the car's right rear quarterpanel.

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  • And then, in triumph, with no more veering and yawing, we sailed into Benicia, the King of the Greeks bound hard and fast in the cockpit, and for the first time in his life a prisoner of the fish patrol.

    The King of the Greeks

  • They're good for wingtip vortex drag reduction, but there are other ways to do the same thing and not produce a huge yawing moment when (not if) one engine goes out.

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  • The car's behavior in transient handling—coping with pitching, yawing and rolling forces—is yet more assured, with roll-couple percentages right where you'd want them.

    A Boss on the Road With a Peon's Interior

  • No word was spoken, but at once the yacht began a most astonishing performance, veering and yawing as though the greenest of amateurs was at the wheel.

    The King of the Greeks

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