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Yes. The word yaw is a Scrabble US word. The word yaw is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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3 letters words from 'yaw'

WAY 9YAW 9

2 letters words from 'yaw'

AW 5AY 5
YA 5 

All 3 letters words made out of yaw

yaw ayw ywa wya awy way

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Definitions and meaning of yaw

yaw

Pronunciation

  • enPR: , IPA(key): /jɔː/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː
  • Homophones: yore, your, you're (non-rhotic accents)

Etymology 1

Unknown, first attested in the mid-16th century. Compare to yar.

Noun

yaw (plural yaws)

  1. The rotation of an aircraft, ship, or missile about its vertical axis so as to cause the longitudinal axis of the aircraft, ship, or missile to deviate from the flight line or heading in its horizontal plane.
  2. The angle between the longitudinal axis of a projectile at any moment and the tangent to the trajectory in the corresponding point of flight of the projectile.
  3. (nautical) A vessel's motion rotating about the vertical axis, so the bow yaws from side to side; a characteristic of unsteadiness.
  4. The extent of yawing, the rotation angle about the vertical axis
    the yaw of an aircraft
Translations

Verb

yaw (third-person singular simple present yaws, present participle yawing, simple past and past participle yawed)

  1. (intransitive, aviation) To turn about the vertical axis while maintaining course.
  2. (intransitive, nautical) To swerve off course to port or starboard.
  3. (intransitive, nautical) To steer badly, zigzagging back and forth across the intended course of a boat; to go out of the line of course.
    • 1867, James Russell Lowell, Fireside Travels
      Just as he would lay the ship's course, all yawing being out of the question.
  4. (intransitive) To rise in blisters, breaking in white froth, as cane juice in the clarifiers in sugar works.
Translations

See also

  • heading
  • pitch
  • roll
  • surge
  • scend

Etymology 2

Noun

yaw (plural yaws)

  1. A single tumor in the disease called yaws.
    • 1770, William Northcote, The Marine Practice of Physic and Surgery (page 408)
      Sometimes there remains one large Yaw, high and knobbed, red and moist; this is called the master Yaw; []

Anagrams

  • 'way, -way, Way, way, wya

Kalasha

Conjunction

yaw

  1. or

Synonyms

  • khoyo

Matal

Etymology

Ultimately from Proto-Chadic *ymn. Cognate with Wandala yawe, Podoko yəwa, Moloko yàm, etc.

Noun

yaw

  1. water

References

  • Topics in Chadic linguistics 3, volume 3 (2007), page 56

Middle English

Pronoun

yaw

  1. Alternative form of yow

Pnar

Etymology

From Proto-Khasian *jaw (market). Cognate with Khasi ïew (market), taïew (week).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaw/

Noun

yaw

  1. market
  2. week

Source: wiktionary.org
  • YAUPON, (Catawba) a bushy evergreen shrub of the holly genus.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)