turning circle

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turning circle (plural turning circles)

  1. (automotive, of a road vehicle) the circular path formed by the wheel furthest from the centre of the turn when turning to the maximum extent
  2. (nautical) The path followed by a vessel’s center of gravity when it makes a complete turn of 360° with a consistent rudder angle. (FM 55-501)

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