abeam definition

  • adverb:
    • At right perspectives towards the keel of a ship.
    • regarding beam, which, on a line which forms the right perspective with the ship's keel; reverse towards the center of ship's part.
    • at correct perspectives into the amount of a ship or airplane
  • preposition:
    • Alongside or at correct sides to: The ship received abeam the cove.
  • others:
    • Nautical, in or into a direction at right angles toward keel of a ship; directly opposite the middle part of a ship's part, and in range having its main-beam: because, we had the wind abeam.

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