- IPA: [ˈliːˌweɪ]
- 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 0321246780, section 15.4 “FP-strict Expressions”,[http://java.sun.com/docs/books/jls/third_edition/html/expressions.html#249198 ]
- Within an expression that is not comment FP-strict, some leeway is granted for an implementation to use an extended exponent range to represent intermediate results; […]
- (British) An adverse discrepancy or variation in a cumulative process, usually in the phrase make up leeway.
- French: dérive
- German: Abdrift
- Italian: scarroccio, deriva
- Portuguese: deriva
- Russian: дрейф
- Spanish: deriva
- French: latitude
- German: Spielraum, Freiraum
- Italian: margine di azione
- Russian: относи́тельная свобо́да де́йствий
- Spanish: libertad, espacio, margen, tolerancia