Definition: change in direction; swerve
Definition: change in direction; swerve
Sentences Containing 'veer'
For hours, in fall days, I watched the ducks cunningly tack and veer and hold the middle of the pond, far from the sportsman; tricks which they will have less need to practice in Louisiana bayous.
These warm Trade Winds, at least, that in the clear heavens blow straight on, in strong and steadfast, vigorous mildness; and veer not from their mark, however the baser currents of the sea may turn and tack, and mightiest Mississippies of the land swift and swerve about, uncertain where to go at last.
Veer Surendra Sai the freedom fighter was captured here in 1864 by British soldiers.
The legendary hero Veer Surendra Sai led his war against the British from Debrigarh, which is a peak on the Barapahad Range.
Other directors were Egbert van Hees, Geert Popma, Henk Renou, Chris Berger, Jessy Winkelman, Wim van der Linden, Bert van der Veer and Charly Noise.
Seth decides to veer her attention away from that and started talking to the guests at the party.
One of them is Veer Patta the great king (under Mewar) of Amet who fought bravely against Mugals with the Maharana of Mewar Udai Singh, who founded Udaipur city famously known as "city of lakes".
Some Resto-Cal VW's veer towards the Los Angeles Cal-Style influenced, because of the stance, early Fuch alloys and the number of correct period accessories on the vehicle.
Green was in his recreational vehicle traveling on Interstate 20 near Meridian, Mississippi, when the right front tire blew, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and go down a deep embankment before hitting a tree.
Carlton’s lyrics, as noted above, tend to veer towards the diary entry style that has come to define many of her contemporaries.
Previous ARMs would veer off course and miss when they lost a target, and as a result flipping the radar on and off had become a standard tactic for missile batteries.
From there, it would veer to the northwest, approaching and intersecting with the Jericho Turnpike (NY 25) about from its current northern terminus.
Veer Singh Dillon (1792–1842) was a legendary Sikh who was born in Gurdaspore, Punjab.
Veer Singh was awarded the title Jallaha of Gurdaspore after his army single-handedly won the eastern areas of Punjab for the Maharaja.
Later when the Sikh Empire fell to the British forces, the armies of the Jallaha of Gurdaspore (then under the son of Veer Singh) were not defeated due to their strong defenses.
Veer Singh was born in a Dhillon Jatt Sikh family, and was raised a Nihang.
Later Veer Singh led his armies against the Raja, and won back Gurdaspore.
Almost every generation of Veer Singh's family made an impact on history of India.
Veer Singh was a senior member of Ranjit's court.
The armies of the Jallaha of Gurdaspore (now under the son of Veer Singh) were not defeated due to their strong defense.
The descendants of Veer Singh still live in Gurdaspore, (Gurdaspur) and are sill referred to as Jallaha Gurdaspuriaha, with the title being handed down by the people of Gurdaspur to the first of them in the generation.
Veer Singh's descendants live in his house in Gurdaspore.
Cyclones arise in the Coral Sea and the area of the Solomon Islands, but they usually veer toward Vanuatu and New Caledonia or down the coast of Australia.
Johansen's vocals were noticeably off-key at the start of the song, and continued to veer out of tune throughout; clips from the performance are frequently used in montages put together to illustrate Eurovision vocal faux pas.
By the time the V-struts supporting the mainspan were put in place, the Port of Houston claimed the struts were an even more dangerous hazard to ships that must veer from the middle of the waterway.
If the player should fail, and don't reach the checkpoint before the timer runs out, the plane will veer out of control and crash, and it will be "Game Over".
Dharmendra went on to star in a number of action films between 1976 and 1984, including "Dharam Veer", "Charas", "Azaad", "Katilon Ke Kaatil", "Ghazab", Rajput, "Bhagawat", Jaani Dost, "Dharm Aur Qanoon", Main Intequam Loonga, Jeene Nahi Doonga, "Hukumat", and "Raaj Tilak".
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