deviation from a direct course

deviation from a direct course
index detour

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Deviation (law) — Contract law Part o …   Wikipedia

  • direct — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French directer, from Latin directus straight, from past participle of dirigere to direct more at dress Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. obsolete to write (a letter) to a person b. to mark… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • detour — I noun alternate route, by pass, by passage, circuitous route, deflection, departure, deviation, deviation from a direct course, digression, diversion, excursion, indirect path, loop, roundabout course, temporary route, wrong course associated… …   Law dictionary

  • yaw — yaw1 /yaw/, v.i. 1. to deviate temporarily from a straight course, as a ship. 2. (of an aircraft) to have a motion about its vertical axis. 3. (of a rocket or guided missile) to deviate from a stable flight attitude by oscillation of the… …   Universalium

  • yaw — /jɔ / (say yaw) verb (i) 1. to deviate temporarily from the straight course, as a ship. 2. (of an aircraft, rocket, etc.) to have a motion about its vertical axis. –verb (t) 3. to cause to yaw. –noun 4. a movement of deviation from the direct… …   Australian English dictionary

  • detour — I. noun Etymology: French détour, from Old French destor, from destorner to divert, from des de + torner to turn more at turn Date: 1738 a deviation from a direct course or the usual procedure; especially a roundabout way temporarily replacing… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Detour — De tour , n. [F. d[ e]tour, fr. d[ e]tourner to turn aside; pref. d[ e] (L. dis ) + tourner to turn. See {Turn}.] A turning; a circuitous route; a deviation from a direct course; as, the detours of the Mississippi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Miracle — • In general, a wonderful thing, the word being so used in classical Latin; in a specific sense, the Latin Vulgate designates by miracula wonders of a peculiar kind, expressed more clearly in the Greek text by the terms terata, dynameis, semeia,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …   Universalium

  • Thorntoun house and estate — Thorntoun School was opened by Barnardo s in September 1971 for children with emotional difficulties aged 11 to 16 years. The school closed in 1990 and Thorntoun is now a Nursing Home. The complex lies between the villages of Springside (North… …   Wikipedia