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leeway

sideways drift of a boat or aircraft

leeway

[′lē‚wā]
(navigation)
The off-course, leeward motion of a vessel due to wind or current; may be expressed as distance, speed, or angular difference between course steered and course through the water.
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But a spokeswoman for Cardiff Council Labour Group said the 10-minute leeway is already operational in the capital.
A certain leeway could be given to member states in the development of guidelines or national charters of best practice.
Thanks to Steve Dugoni et al, (13) looking at Art Dugoni's records, we learned that leeway space could be successfully held to offset anterior crowding with excellent long-term results.
Yet the organization that wanted all the private leeway to deny entry to [gays and atheists] also wants public tax dollars to ease its bottom line.
UNUSUALLY for the Pierse Hurdle, there was no great pace on early, as jockeys took it easy on bottomless going, and it was always likely to prove difficult to make up too much leeway.
Then the story veers off into years (and many chapters) of petty, rich-set concerns, the memory of them triggered by the guest book of Leeway Cottage, a house beloved by Sydney from her childhood.
UCF is giving students leeway in terms of when and how they pay their bill.
On July 7, she asked her cabinet to resign to give her more leeway to introduce economic reforms (Associated Press).
In July, the House of Representatives passed four separate bills designed to give small businesses some leeway when dealing with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Nancy Stoner, director of the Clean Water Project at the Natural Resources Defense Council, says that current blending policy as outlined in the CSO Control Policy is chaotic and poorly regulated: "A lot of treatment plants do blending [almost anytime it rains], and some are given the leeway by states to do blending, while other treatment plants are not given the leeway but do it anyway.
A great deal of creative leeway is granted to each certified Kripalu DansKinetics teacher as long as prescribed program guidelines are followed.
Realistically,30points was always going to be too much leeway to make up,however I am proud of the way they performed on the day.