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All of my adventures include U-turns, switchbacks, zigzags, and circles.
NAVIGATING THE WORLD WITH A TERRIBLE SENSE OF DIRECTIONAWISEJULY 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
To neutralize this unstable electrical field, lightning zigzags between the charged clusters, says Cassandra Smith, a volcanologist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage.
INVISIBLE BURSTS OF ELECTRICITY FROM VOLCANOES SIGNAL EXPLOSIVE ERUPTIONSALKA TRIPATHY-LANGJULY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Archaeologists walk or push the machines over the ground like a zigzagging lawnmower.
TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT THE 1921 RACE MASSACRE, TULSA DIGS UP ITS PAINFUL PASTHELEN THOMPSONMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Then the balloon would tack around and slowly zigzag through the plume from the opposite direction.
A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND GEOENGINEERING EXPERIMENT IS ABOUT TO TAKE ITS FIRST STEPEMILY LUONGFEBRUARY 19, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The eccentric, improvisational zigzags in his early career, along with the array of challenging hobbies, suggest that Irvine is constantly searching for the proper match for his considerable abilities.
AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It cut its zigzag way through the marsh for many miles, and they could follow its course with the eye but a few feet at a time.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I do not know how to sympathize with any thing that is not straightforward and true, and your course is rather zigzag.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The stone walls of houses were cracked; one of the "mansions" had a zigzag crevice from top to bottom.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A steep and narrow path cuts along the former, and a really good road winds zigzag along the other to the Governor's House.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
It is Norman, ornamented with a simply executed but very pleasing zigzag: the capitals of the piers are cushioned.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
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WORDS RELATED TO ZIGZAG

  • aim
  • alteration
  • approach
  • bearing
  • bend
  • deflection
  • deviation
  • digression
  • direction
  • double
  • echelon
  • heading
  • line
  • method
  • oblique course
  • path
  • plan
  • point of sail
  • procedure
  • set
  • shift
  • siding
  • sweep
  • swerve
  • switch
  • tactic
  • tangent
  • turn
  • variation
  • way
  • yaw
  • zigzag
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