Definition of Slewing

1. Verb. (present participle of slew) ¹



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Definition of Slewing

1. slew [v] - See also: slew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slewing

sleptwalk
sleptwalked
sleuth
sleuth-hound
sleuth-hounds
sleuthed
sleuthhound
sleuthhounds
sleuthing
sleuths
sleuthy
slew
slew rate
slewed
slewest
slewing (current term)
slews
slewth
sley
sleyed
sleying
sleys
slice
slice and dice
slice bar
slice category
slice into
slice through
slice up
sliceable

Literary usage of Slewing

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1. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"Turning or slewing is also effected by means of hydraulic power. ... One end of the slewing chain is fixed to the cylinder, then passes over the pulley on ..."

2. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"Turning or slewing is also effected by means of hydraulic power. ... One end of the slewing chain is fixed to the cylinder, then passes over the pulley on ..."

3. Practical Basketry by Anna A. Gill (1916)
"slewing.—Two or more weavers used as one in single weaving. DIAGRAM No. 10.—slewing THE SIXTEEN-SPOKE CENTER means sixteen spokes arranged in groups of ..."

4. Notes on the Construction of Cranes and Lifting Machinery by Edward Charles Robert Marks (1899)
"In small cranes this swinging or slewing is accomplished by pulling round the jib ; but all machines of three tons and upwards should be provided with ..."

5. The Construction of Cranes and Other Lifting Machinery by Edward Charles Robert Marks (1904)
"In small cranes this swinging or slewing is accomplished by pulling round the jib ; but all machines of three tons and upwards should be provided with ..."

6. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"... with precisely similar resulta in each сане, by slewing round the capstan and bringing the desired tools into alignment with the axis of the work ..."

7. Electric Crane Construction by Claude William Hill (1911)
"The power required to drive a slewing motion will depend on whether the weight of the revolving structure is taken on a central pivot or on a ring ..."

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