to careen

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To career
To tilt or lean while in motion
To lurch or sway violently from side to side
{v} to heave a ship on one side for calking to incline to one side
walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
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
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 sway violently from side to side or lurch
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
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"
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)
To tilt on one side
To heel a vessel over on one side by tackles to work on her bottom
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
To incline to one side, or lie over, as a ship when sailing on a wind; to be off the keel
pitching dangerously to one side
{f} tilt a ship on its side for repairs; tilt; travel at a reckless speed
to careen