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veer

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(naval architecture)
To pay or let out, as to veer anchor chain.
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Benard Ojiambo, an eye witness, said the Kawere Bus veered off the road after overtaking a truck along the Nairobi-Kisumu highway.
Mr Conden was driving a red Citroen C3 from his partner's home in Stockton when it veered off the road near the Long Newton turn-off, between Stockton and Darlington.
According to details, the vehicle veered out of control due to rain which resulted the death of four officials of custom Intelligence identified as Ejaz, Shakeel, Aamir Hanif and Jameel, while an Inspector Gul Nawaz got injured.
Two men who were also on board escaped injury as the light aircraft veered off the runway at the Crosland Hill Airfield on take-off yesterday.
Likewise, if the ATIS says the surface winds are out of the south at 1800Z and then an hour later they're out of the west, we can say the wind veered with time during the last hour.
Delta jet veers off runway at Hobby airport in Houston A Delta Air Lines jet has veered off a runway at William P.
MUZAFFARABAD -- At least eight people were killed when a passenger jeep veered off the road and fell into the River Neelum near Muzaffarabad on Thursday, officials said.
Summary: Five Asians were killed instantly and six suffered moderate to serious injuries when a minibus transporting workers of a company veered off the Dibba-Al Taween road
Air crash investigator Ken Fairbank told the court that the aircraft veered off course before it crashed in a wooded valley in 2007, killing pilot McRae and three others, including his five-year-old son and another child.
At about 1158 Mountain time, the airplane was substantially damaged when it veered off the runway and struck an unoccupied, parked Cessna 172 during an attempted go-around.
The National News Agency reported that the child was killed after a four-wheel drive Hyundai, driven by 15-year-old Youshaa Waari, who was accompanied by his two-year old brother Sarmad, veered off the main road of the village of Barbara in Akkar and drove into a ditch
THREE people were injured when a car veered off the M6 in the early hours of Sunday and overturned.