careen

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To career
To tilt or lean while in motion
To tilt on one side
To lurch or sway violently from side to side
To heave a ship down on one side so as to expose the other, in order to clean it of barnacles and weed, or to repair it below the water line
{v} to heave a ship on one side for calking to incline to one side
To roll a ship over on one side in shallow water and clean the outside of the bottom, which becomes foul with marine growths after a long voyage
To heel a vessel over on one side by tackles to work on her bottom
walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
pitching dangerously to one side
To incline to one side, or lie over, as a ship when sailing on a wind; to be off the keel
To sway violently from side to side or lurch
To cause (a vessel) to lean over so that she floats on one side, leaving the other side out of water and accessible for repairs below the water line; to case to be off the keel
move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control
move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control"
{f} tilt a ship on its side for repairs; tilt; travel at a reckless speed
To heel a vessel to one side to clean, caulk, or repair the underwater hull This may be accomplished by moving ballast and/or cargo, or by pulling the vessel to port or starboard with blocks and tackles fixed to the shore A beach suitable for careening a vessel is called a careenage
To careen somewhere means to rush forward in an uncontrollable way. He stood to one side as they careened past him = career, hurtle. to move forwards quickly without control, making sudden sideways movements British Equivalent: careercareen down/over/along etc (careen (16-21 centuries), from carène , from carina ; influenced by CAREER)
careened
past of careen
careening
present participle of careen
careens
third-person singular of careen
careen
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