Veering Veer"ing, a. Shifting. -- {Veer"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Veering — Veer Veer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Veered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Veering}.] [F. virer (cf. Sp. virar, birar), LL. virare; perhaps fr. L. vibrare to brandish, vibrate (cf. {Vibrate}); or cf. L. viriae armlets, bracelets, viriola a little bracelet (cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veering — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, aberrative, broken, capricious, careening, catchy, choppy, circuitous, departing, desultory, deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive, disconnected, discontinuous, discursive, eccentric,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • veering — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deviation, variation, detour; see change 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • veering — vɪr /vɪə v. change direction, swerve, turn about, alter one s course …   English contemporary dictionary

  • veering — The change of direction of wind in a clockwise direction. The change of direction of wind in an anticlockwise direction is known as backing. See backing …   Aviation dictionary

  • veering — n. 1. Shifting, turning, change of course. 2. Tergiversation, fickleness, instability, vacillation. 3. Trimming, temporizing, time serving, shifting …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • veering — n deviation, divergence, deflection, declination, divagation; swerve, shift, turn, change; drift, swing, curve, bend, jibe, tack, yaw; warp, twist, chop, sheer, sweep; glance, crook, bias, skew, slant …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • veering — noun the act of turning aside suddenly • Syn: ↑swerve, ↑swerving • Derivationally related forms: ↑veer, ↑swerve (for: ↑swerving), ↑swerve ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Klaas Veering — Klaas Willem Veering (born September 26, 1981 in Leiden, Zuid Holland) is a field hockey goalkeeper from the Netherlands, who won the silver medal with the Dutch national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. There he was the stand in for… …   Wikipedia

  • Veeringly — Veering Veer ing, a. Shifting. {Veer ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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