leeway

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Leeway \Lee"way'\ (l[=e]"w[=a]'), noun (Naut.) The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

leeway

noun

1: (of a ship or plane) sideways drift

2: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits [syn: {allowance}, {leeway}, {margin}, {tolerance}]


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