defination of swaying,surging yawing,heaving,pitching and rolling?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    swaying----easy back and forth movement

    surging---- an engine characteristic with sudden thrusts, or a sudden rush of water. There could also be a sudden electrical surge, a burst of energy

    yawing----a continual back and forth veering off course, irregular , unsteady steering motion

    heaving----to cause to rise and fall repeatedly(or could be getting sea sick)

    pitching----fore and aft motion, to to rise and fall alternately bow and stern.

    rolling---side to side motion , swaying from side to side

    Source(s): sailor
  • 4 years ago

    Define Swaying

  • 1 decade ago

    These are the six degrees of freedom a ship has. Sway is side to side ( X-axis) motion of a ship, surging is the fore and aft motion, yawing is the change in ships heading side to side, heaving is the vertical up and down motion, pitching is the up and down motion of the vessel on a (Y-axis) about the center point of a ship, and rolling is a side to side motion of a ship about its horizontal fore andaft center line

    Source(s): bowditch
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    5 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    thats my boat, on a moonlit night with just me and the wife aboard. but theres also waves.

  • 1 decade ago

    What is the question? What is a defination?

  • 1 decade ago

    dont know sounds like me when im drunk

  • 1 decade ago

    er.. what?!

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