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manoeuvre

See maneuver.

manoeuvre

Medspeak
noun Any form of management or procedure that acts on a patient to evoke a result or outcome.

Vox populi
noun A procedure or series of movements that require skill.
verb To perform a series of movements with caution and skill.

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr)
A planned movement or procedure.
Synonym(s): manoeuvre.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]

manoeuvre

planned movement
  • Heimlich manoeuvre abdominal thrust to expel foreign matter (e.g. food) from the airway and prevent choking; the clenched fist is thrust inwards (at upper abdomen) and upwards (toward lower ribcage), forcing air out of the lungs, to dislodge the obstruction

  • Valsalva's manoeuvre forced expiratory effort through a closed airway, to equalize ear and upper respiratory pressures (e.g. in testing the cardiovascular effects of raised venous pressure and reduced cardiac output)

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr)
A planned movement or procedure.
Synonym(s): manoeuvre.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]
References in classic literature ?
In maneuvering for position they were continually fouling one another, and on two occasions shots from our batteries came near to striking our own ships.
After half an hour of skillful maneuvering, the Englishman rose rapidly to a considerable altitude, and then, suddenly, without warning, he looped and flew with the plane inverted for a few seconds.
The tiresome maneuvering had carried them about in circles back and forth across the harbor, but by it Number Thirteen had himself learned something of the proper method of propelling and steering his craft.
By that time she was no more to us than a bulky shadow maneuvering a little way off.
UTD simulators, the first of which will be delivered in the latter part of this year, will enable pilots to hone their skills in emergency procedures, flight instrumentation and all elements of air-to-air and air-to-ground combat, to include target detection and tactical maneuvering.
He was amazed at the combination of maneuvering performance and harmony of the aircraft's flight controls, engines and basic aerodynamics.