abaft definition

  • adverb:
    • Toward the stern.
    • Toward the stern; aft.
    • at or near or toward the stern of a ship or end of an airplane
  • preposition:
    • Toward the stern from.
    • Behind; toward the stern from.
  • others:
    • Nautical, at the rear of; aft; in or behind or hind part of a ship, or the components which lie toward the stern: in opposition to ahead; relatively, additional aft, or toward the stern: because, abaft the mainmast (astern).

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