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Results for: abrupt change in direction, sudden turn, abrupt change of direction, turn abruptly, suddenly change direction, turn away from a direct courseTranslations: 130 / 1317
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abrupt change in direction, sudden turn, abrupt change of direction, turn abruptly, suddenly change direction, turn away from a direct courseswerve
(about a motor vehicle) be involved in a situation in which a vehicle turns less sharply than desired because the front wheels slide during a turn, (about a motor vehicle) condition in which a vehicle turns less sharply than desired because the front w...understeer
(Botany) in a hydrotropic manner (tendency to turn toward or be influenced by moisture)hydrotropically
(British spelling for inflection) curve, bend; change in pitch or tone of the voice; addition of a suffix or other element to the basic form of a word to change its meaning or function (Grammar)inflexion
(British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault, opening allowing drainage from building, opening for draining water from deck, opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical), sink ship, wreck or ruin somethingscupper
(British) flow that goes in the opposite direction of the normal flowcontraflow
(Chemistry) change into an isomer (chemical compound which has the same number and kind of atoms as another but differs in structural arrangement), make or become isomericisomerize
(Chemistry) convert into an ester, change into esteresterify
(Geology) belief that major geological changes on earth were caused by catastrophes (and not by gradual change), pessimism, theory of geological violencecatastrophism
(Grammar) by means of the ablative case (used to indicate direction, location, or agency)ablatively
(Grammar) of or pertaining to the ablative case (used to indicate direction, location, or agency), ablative case or word, grammatical case, grammatical case that indicates direction or location or agency (Grammar)ablative
(Grammar) quality of being without a direct object (of a verb)intransitiveness
(Grammar) without a direct object (of a verb)intransitively
(in Dominoes) bank of dominoes that remains after each player has taken a turn; cemetery; place where bones of wild animals are collected; place where old vehicles are stored and used for scrap metal (cars, planes, etc.), place for discarded objectsboneyard
(Informal) abrupt reversal or change (esp. of opinion); back flip; sound of something flapping; backless thong sandal; circuit that can toggle between two modes (Electronics), backless sandal, backward flip, change of mind, change opinion, circuit with...flip-flop
(Mathematics, Physics) quantity with magnitude and direction (represented by an arrow indicating its direction); (Biology) insect which carries diseases, means of disease transfer; route of a plane, change thrust direction of aircraft engine, computer ...vector
(Mathematics, Physics) quantity with magnitude and no direction, of or pertaining to a scalar, quantity with magnitude but not directionscalar
(Medicine) electrical impulse originating in brain tissue; sudden idea, brainstorm, inspirational thought, wave of voltage in brainbrain wave
(Meteorology) device used to show the direction the wind is blowinganemoscope
(Nautical) forward edge of a sail; wide part near the bow of a boat, flap, front edge of sail, sail too close to wind, turn a ship toward the wind (Nautical)luff
(Slang) loud noise (from impact), forceful blow, hit something with loud noise, sound of forceful blow, strike, hit powerfully; slam; make a slamming noise, suddenly and forcefully, used to indicate the sound of blowwham
(Slang) to repulse, disgust (e.g.: "You disgust me, you really turn me off")turn-off
,, loud cry, pay for food or drink, say something loudly, speak loudly, turn to pay, yell, scream, call out loudlyshout
,, U-turnU-ie
180ֲ° turnkick turn
1960s dance, bend, bread or roll, cigar or tobacco, coil, curl, spin, turn; rotate opposite ends of an object in opposing directions; entwine; distort, pervert; sprain (ankle, etc.); produce a spiral shape, constantly change direction, distort meaning,...twist
360-degree turn in vehicle, donut, ring-shaped object, round cake with hole or filling, small sweet pastry which is usually fried (also donut)doughnut
90ֲ° turn to leftleft face
A classic negative change in ratings for a stock, or other rated security.Downgrade
A common gauge of the price sensitivity of a fixed income asset or portfolio to a change in interest rates.Duration
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