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manoeuvre the apostles

obsolete To borrow or take money from one person or source to repay the debt of another (i.e., rob Peter to pay Paul). Mr. Hardy's firm has fallen into arrears of late, and the solicitor has been manoeuvring the apostles just to keep the business viable.
See also: manoeuvre

freedom of maneuver

The space and ability to make changes to something. Hurry up! We don't have much freedom of maneuver in our schedule!
See also: freedom, maneuver, of

room for/to maneuver

The space and ability to make changes to something. Hurry up! We don't have much room to maneuver in our schedule!
See also: maneuver, room

maneuver for (something)

To attempt to contrive oneself into a position, whether physically or figuratively, by which one is able to achieve or obtain something. There was no order to the viewing area, with everyone competing with one another to maneuver for better spots to see the race. With the retirement of the COO last week, I've been maneuvering for a stronger position within the company.
See also: maneuver

maneuver (one) into (doing something)

To cause, compel, or convince one to do something through subtle, duplicitous, or fraudulent manipulation. The prime minister has been slowly maneuvering members of parliament and the public alike into passing legislation that gives him more power. She maneuvered her siblings into signing over their rights to the estate to her.
See also: maneuver

maneuver (one) out of (something)

To cause one to lose something or to not do something through subtle, duplicitous, or fraudulent manipulation. She maneuvered her siblings out of accepting their rights to their parents' estate so that she would have sole control over it.
See also: maneuver, of, out

freedom of/room for maˈnoeuvre

the chance to change the way that something happens and influence decisions that are made: Small businesses have limited room for manoeuvre.
See also: freedom, manoeuvre, of, room
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However, for given samples from real manoeuvring tests, such a modification of excitation might be not applicable; in other words, this approach might only work for simulation data.
Based on these ideas, three approaches are presented to diminish the drift of hydrodynamic coefficients, including simplification of the manoeuvring model, difference of the samples, and the method of additional signal.
Sensitivity analysis provides another way to simplify the mathematical model of ship manoeuvring [49-53].
It is noted that such a reconstruction does not require a new manoeuvring to obtain new input-output samples for system identification but modify the obtained samples.
Such a method had been successfully applied to the identification of ship manoeuvring by analyzing simulation data [23] and captive model test results [54].
As a result, the manoeuvring characteristics of the original system, which might cause the parameter drift as described in the Section 3.
It is noted that the design of additional signal depends on the characteristic of the data samples or the manoeuvring motion.
Based on the regression model, 25[degrees]/5[degrees] zigzag manoeuvring motion is simulated and the predicted results are compared with the experimental results, as shown in Figure 2.
Some parameters in the manoeuvring model cannot be obtained using SI, while some parameters deviate from true values even if they can be derived.
Guedes Soares, "Recursive neural network model of catamaran manoeuvring," International Journal of Maritime Engineering, vol.