yaw for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (jɔː)
Word forms: yaws, yawing, yawed
If an aircraft or a ship yaws, it turns to one side so that it changes the direction in which it is moving. [technical] [V] ⇒ As the plane climbed to 370 feet, it started yawing. [V prep/adv] ⇒ He spun the steering-wheel so that we yawed from side to side.