Yawed vs Hawed - What's the difference?

yawed | hawed |


As verbs the difference between yawed and hawed

is that yawed is (yaw) while hawed is (haw).

yawed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (yaw)

  • yaw

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia yaw) (en noun)
  • The rotation of an aircraft, ship, or missile about its vertical axis so as to cause the longitudinal axis of the aircraft, ship, or missile to deviate from the flight line or heading in its horizontal plane.
  • The angle between the longitudinal axis of a projectile at any moment and the tangent to the trajectory in the corresponding point of flight of the projectile.
  • An act of yawing.
  • (nautical) A vessel's motion rotating about the vertical axis, so the bow yaws from side to side; a characteristic of unsteadiness.
  • The extent of yawing, the rotation angle about the vertical axis
  • the yaw of an aircraft

    See also

    * heading * pitch * roll * surge * scend

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (aviation) To turn about the vertical axis while maintaining course.
  • (nautical) To swerve off course to port or starboard.
  • (nautical) To steer badly, zigzagging back and forth across the intended course of a boat; to go out of the line of course.
  • * Lowell
  • Just as he would lay the ship's course, all yawing being out of the question.
  • To rise in blisters, breaking in white froth, as cane juice in the clarifiers in sugar works.
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    hawed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (haw)

  • haw

    English

    Etymology 1

    Imitative

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • An imitation of laughter, often used to express scorn or disbelief. Often doubled or tripled (haw haw'' or ''haw haw haw ).
  • You think that song was good? Haw!
  • An intermission or hesitation of speech, with a sound somewhat like "haw"; the sound so made.
  • * Congreve
  • Hums or haws .
    Usage notes
    * (an imitation of laughter) In the US, the spelling haw is rare, with (ha) being more common.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To stop, in speaking, with a sound like haw ; to speak with interruption and hesitation.
  • Derived terms
    * hum and haw, hem and haw

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) hawe, from (etyl) ).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Fruit of the hawthorn.
  • (historical) A hedge.
  • Etymology 3

    Unknown

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn towards the driver, typically left.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (of an animal) To turn towards the driver, typically to the left.
  • This horse won't haw when I tell him to.
  • To cause (an animal) to turn left.
  • You may have to go to the front of the pack and physically haw the lead dog.
    Derived terms
    * gee haw whimmy diddle * haw and gee, haw and gee about
    Antonyms
    * (to turn left) gee * (to cause to turn left) gee

    Etymology 4

    Uncertain.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) The third eyelid, or nictitating membrane.
  • (Webster 1913)

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