- IPA: /kəˈɹiːn/
careen (careens, present participle careening; past and past participle careened)
- (nautical, transitive) To heave a ship down on one side so as to expose the other, in order to clean it of barnacles and weed, or to repair it below the water line.
- (nautical, intransitive) To tilt on one side.
- To lurch or sway violently from side to side.
- To tilt or lean while in motion. [from late 19th c.]
- (chiefly US) To career#Verb|career, to move rapidly straight ahead, to rush carelessly. [from at least early 20th c.]
- (chiefly US) To move swiftly and in an uncontrolled way.
- (tilt) heel
- French: battre ou mettre en carène (of boat)
- German: schlingern
- Russian: шата́ться
careen (plural careens)
- (nautical) The position of a ship laid on one side.