pitch roll and yaw

pitch roll and yaw
three axis of movement (including up and down, side to side in a rolling motion, and right to left)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Pitch — may refer to:In music: * Pitch (music), the property of a sound or musical tone measured by its perceived frequency ** Range (music), the distance from the lowest to the highest pitch a musical instrument can play ** Vocal range, the distance… …   Wikipedia

  • pitch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. note, modulation, tone; roll, plunge, toss, dip, reel, lurch; slant, slope, drop; ascent, rise, grade, height, range; resin, tar. v. t. throw, toss; build, erect, set, establish; cast, heave. v. i.… …   English dictionary for students

  • yaw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. drift, deviate; jibe, tack. See deviation, navigation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. curve, swerve, bank; see bend 2 , turn 6 , veer . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. swing, pitch, swerve, roll, veer,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Yaw axis — is a vertical axis through an aircraft, rocket, or similar body, about which the body yaws; it may be a body, wind, or stability axis. Also known as yawing axis. [cite web|url=http://www.websters online… …   Wikipedia

  • pitch — [n1] tilt angle, cant, degree, dip, gradient, height, incline, level, point, slant, slope, steepness; concepts 692,738 pitch [n2] tone of sound frequency, harmonic, modulation, rate, sound, timbre; concept 65 pitch [n3] talk to convince patte …   New thesaurus

  • Roll-Nick-Gier-Winkel — Orientierung der Achsen bei einem Flugzeug Roll Nick Gier Winkel, englisch Roll Pitch Yaw Winkel, sind eine Möglichkeit zur Beschreibung der Orientierung eines Fahrzeugs im dreidimensionalen Raum, die zunächst nur bei Luftfahrzeugen gebräuchlich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • roll — Synonyms and related words: Danish, Danish pastry, English muffin, Parker House roll, Yorkshire pudding, account, advance, agenda, align, amble, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, annals, arrive, axial motion, backing, bagel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pitch — pitch1 W3 [pıtʃ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(sports field)¦ 2¦(strong feelings/activity)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(persuading)¦ 5¦(baseball)¦ 6¦(black substance)¦ 7¦(ship/aircraft)¦ 8¦(slope)¦ 9¦(street/market)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pitch — 1 noun 1 SPORTS FIELD (C) BrE a specially marked out area of ground on which a sport is played; field 1 (4) AmE: The crowd invaded the pitch at the end of the match. | a cricket pitch 2 STRONG FEELINGS (singular, uncountable) the strength of your …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pitch — Synonyms and related words: AF, French pitch, abuse, acme, address, after dinner speech, allocution, amount, angularity, apex, apogee, ascend, asphalt, assail, assault, assist, attack, audio frequency, ballyhoo, bank, base, belabor, belly buster …   Moby Thesaurus

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