change of course

Definitions of change of course
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n a change in the direction that you are moving

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turn, turning
the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
tack, tacking
(nautical) the act of changing tack
deflection, deflexion, deviation, digression, divagation, diversion
a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
right
a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east
left
a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east
kick turn
a standing turn made in skiing; one ski is raised to the vertical and pivoted backward to become parallel with the other ski but headed in the opposite direction and then the other ski is aligned with the first
stem, stem turn
a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
telemark
a turn made in skiing; the outside ski is placed ahead and turned gradually inwards
swerve, swerving, veering
the act of turning aside suddenly
three-point turn
the act of turning a vehicle around in a limited space by moving in a series of back and forward arcs
version
manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery)
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change of direction, reorientation
the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented

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