one-eighty


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one-eighty

i. An overhead maneuver consisting of a 180-degree turn from upwind to downwind, prior to landing. Also called the one-hundred-and-eighty-degree approach.
ii. A reversal of course or heading.
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SCREAM QUEENS (E4, 10pm) THIS comedy slasher drama is from the writers of Glee, who were clearly desperate to do a complete one-eighty after six years of saccharin musical tunes.
WE LOVE COMEDY SCREAM QUEENS (E4, 10pm) THIS comedy slasher drama comes from the writers of Glee, who were clearly desperate to do a complete one-eighty after six years of saccharin musical tunes.
Microsoft has performed an apparent one-eighty on its previous pledge to Windows Phone 8 users that their handsets would become part of the much-hyped Windows 10 ecosystem, the Register reported.
The "Weather Conditioner" was a $279 (more than $4,700 in 2013 dollars) option that required the Packard One-Eighty to visit a second factory for installation, since the unit connected to the engine and took up half the trunk space.
My drag was screaming and my kayak was doing a one-eighty by the power of the mystery fish.
Pamela Young enjoys her easy life with her friends, aptly named the Band of Friends, until her life does a one-eighty when stolen bearer bonds mysteriously come into her possession.
Today, however, downtown Claremont has almost done a one-eighty, with restaurants, spice shops, a community college and service businesses filling those formerly empty spaces.