manoeuvre

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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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To begin with, he was more than five years older than myself at a time of life when five years really do count, I being twenty-nine and he thirty-four; then, on our first leaving port (I don't see why I should make a secret of the fact that it was Bangkok), a bit of manoeuvring of mine amongst the islands of the Gulf of Siam had given him an unforgettable scare.
Some sort of manoeuvring began, but Bert could not grasp its import.
Prediction of ship manoeuvrability at the ship design stage is an important method for evaluating the manoeuvring performances of ships [1].
Among them, the SI based method provides an effective and practical way to identify the hydrodynamic parameters in the ship manoeuvring models.
Like the other means to come to manoeuvring predictions, SI has its own advantages and disadvantages when applied to ship manoeuvring modeling.
EVEN the most experienced caravanners will tell you there's an art to manoeuvring your tourer once you reach your site and find a pitch - and it's an art that takes some learning and a considerable amount of practice.
Experienced towers will pass on all the tricks of the trade and you'll be able to learn and practice towing and manoeuvring during the two-day courses with a one-day alternative available for those who simply want to hone their skills.