|abrupt change in direction, sudden turn, abrupt change of direction, turn abruptly, suddenly change direction, turn away from a direct course||swerve|
|(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 something||scupper|
|(British) flow that goes in the opposite direction of the normal flow||contraflow|
|(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 isomeric||isomerize|
|(Chemistry) convert into an ester, change into ester||esterify|
|(Geology) belief that major geological changes on earth were caused by catastrophes (and not by gradual change), pessimism, theory of geological violence||catastrophism|
|(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 objects||boneyard|
|(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 direction||scalar|
|(Medicine) electrical impulse originating in brain tissue; sudden idea, brainstorm, inspirational thought, wave of voltage in brain||brain wave|
|(Meteorology) device used to show the direction the wind is blowing||anemoscope|
|(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|
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