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- The drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction.
- A varying degree or amount of freedom or flexibility; margin, latitude, elbowroom.
- I don't think we have a lot of leeway when it comes to proper formatting.
- 2005, James Gosling et al., The Java Language Specification, Third Edition, Prentice Hall PTR, →ISBN, section 15.4 “FP-strict Expressions”,
- Within an expression that is not […] -strict, some leeway is granted for an implementation to use an extended exponent range to represent intermediate results;
- 2020 January 2, Graeme Pickering, “Fuelling the changes on Teesside rails”, in Rail, page 61:
- (Britain) An adverse discrepancy or variation in a cumulative process, usually in the phrase make up leeway.
drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction
degree or amount of freedom or flexibility