Definitions For Yaw

noun

  • An erratic deflection from an intended course
  • Movement of an airplane, ship, etc., to the left or right ; especially : unwanted left or right movement

verb

  • Swerve off course momentarily
  • Deviate erratically from a set course
  • Be wide open

Is Yaw a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
8

The word Yaw is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Yaw in a Sentence

  • Sensors measure the pitch and yaw of the plane.
  • The airplane's rudder is used to control yaw.
  • The ship yawed hard to the right when the rogue wave hit it broadside

Synonyms for Yaw

Antonyms for Yaw

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