change of direction

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Noun1.change of direction - the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
turn - the act of turning away or in the opposite direction; "he made an abrupt turn away from her"
turnabout, reversion, turnaround, reversal, reverse - turning in the opposite direction
change of course - a change in the direction that you are moving
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By means of the rudder we instantly effected the necessary change of direction, and our course was brought nearly at right angles to that of the wind ; when we set in motion the spring of the screw, and were rejoiced to find it propel us readily as desired.
But he was to say that Britain faces even greater problems than crashing out of the EU, and will say that a Labour government would offer the "real change of direction the country needs".
"She quit her job to go on the show, but it's thought she didn't tell them why -- just that she wanted a change of direction.
High intensity moves such as jumps, sprints, turns, and shifts with change of direction represent 11% of the moves performed by professional soccer players (8).
(2006) An evaluation of a new test of reactive agility and its relationship to sprint speed and change of direction speed.
"I would expect to see a lot more of a change of direction from within the Labour Party in the New Year and that people will start looking at alternatives.
In a keynote speech at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cheltenham, Mr Cameron will say that the election expected in a year's time must bring about a "complete change of direction" for Britain after 13 years of Labour rule which has ended in recession and the inauguration of an "age of austerity".
Meanwhile, British aid agency Oxfam warned of the risk of a humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan unless Western countries made a "major change of direction" in their strategy.
Sleep Through The Static is his fourth or fifth album, depending on whether you include his soundtrack for Curious George or not, and as you might expect, there's been no radical change of direction. As a result, he's not going to win any new fans but his followers will lap it up in their millions.
There is no need to stop the tool when a change of direction is desired.