To rise in blisters, breaking in white froth, as cane juice in the clarifiers in sugar works.
- Nautical To swerve off course momentarily or temporarily: The ship yawed as the heavy wave struck abeam.
- To turn about the vertical axis. Used of an aircraft, spacecraft, or projectile.
- To move unsteadily; weave.
- To cause to yaw.
- The act of yawing.
- Extent of yawing, measured in degrees.