What does the word maneuver mean?

Usage examples for maneuver

  1. " Funny," I said, watching him maneuver his cigarette as if he loved the feel of it, drawing the smoke down and letting it out in plumes of different shapes, from rings to slender streams. – The Old Die Rich by Horace Leonard Gold
  2. At least ten bystanders eagerly explained to any who would listen the purpose and value of this maneuver. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  3. Joe reached to the maneuver controls. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster