inboard definition

  • adjective:
    • Nautical Inside the hull or toward the biggest market of a vessel.
    • fairly close to the fuselage of an aircraft: the inboard motors.
    • within a ship
    • nearer the hull (in place of outboard)
    • found within the hull or nearest the midline of a vessel or aircraft
  • noun:
    • Nautical A motor attached to the within the hull of a boat.
    • an engine found within the hull of a ship
    • a boat with such an engine
  • verb:
    • to discount something to market a service.
  • adjective-and-adverb:
    • in the line of a vessel's bulwarks or hull; the opposite of outboard
    • From without inward; toward the interior.
  • others:
    • Inside the hull or interior of a ship or vessel; additionally, in the centre area of the your hands on a ship: as, stow the cargo well inboard.
    • Inside the railway or bulwarks; toward or nearer into center: since, to-draw the sail inboard.
    • inside interior of a ship or watercraft; being in the hull or hold: as, inboard cargo: against outboard.
    • perhaps not projecting within the railway or bulwarks: as, an inboard spar or sail.
    • In mech., toward the inside; toward the key center or center-line: as, an inboard swing of piston; an inboard bearing.

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