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English noun: leeway

1. leeway (process) (of a ship or plane) sideways drift


Broader (hypernym)drift


Domain categoryaeroplane, airplane, plane, ship

2. leeway (attribute) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits


Synonymsallowance, margin, tolerance


Broader (hypernym)disagreement, discrepancy, divergence, variance









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