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manoeuvre

(US), maneuver
1. Aerounautics a planned movement of an aircraft in flight
2. Nautical any change from the straight steady course of a ship
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SpaceDev plans include larger manned and unmanned hybrid engines and orbital maneuvering vehicles for commercial customers and government missions.
The candidate must also have at least 1,500 hours in a fighter aircraft (preferably the F/A-18) with an emphasis on air combat maneuvering.
Defter hands might have divined the larger ironies of the media circus and the political maneuvering afoot in the story, but that would've taken some thoughtful consideration, something for which folks hacking out a ripped-from-the-headlines teleflick have no time or inclination.
On November 3, with most of the nation still fixated on the closely fought presidential election, the Bush administration quietly announced "that it will run out of maneuvering room to manage the government's massive borrowing needs in two weeks, putting more pressure on Congress to raise the debt ceiling when it convenes for a special post-election session," reported the AP.
I doubt there is any ant species for which the advantage of [workers'] having wings would outweigh the disadvantages, such as problems maneuvering inside nests.
Strategic maneuvering in argumentative discourse; extending the pragma-dialectical theory of argumentation.