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Definition of Abaft

Abaft adv. means: Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.

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Abaft adv. means: Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.

Meaning of Abaft

Abaft (adv.) means: Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.

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More meanings / definitions of Abaft or words, sentences containing Abaft?

Abaft (prep.): Behind; toward the stern from; as, abaft the wheelhouse.

Abaft (adv.): Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.

Aft (adv. & a.): Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.

Sponson (n.): One of the triangular platforms in front of, and abaft, the paddle boxes of a steamboat.

Quartering (a.): Coming from a point well abaft the beam, but not directly astern; -- said of waves or any moving object.

Ringtail (n.): A light sail set abaft and beyong the leech of a boom-and-gaff sail; -- called also ringsail.

Snow (n.): A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.

Quarter-deck (n.): That part of the upper deck abaft the mainmast, including the poop deck when there is one.

Spencer (n.): A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; -- named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of England [1802].

Trysail (n.): A fore-and-aft sail, bent to a gaff, and hoisted on a lower mast or on a small mast, called the trysail mast, close abaft a lower mast; -- used chiefly as a storm sail. Called also spencer.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Abaft

Meaning of Abaft

Abaft means: Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch"). Never use the term Aft of

Meaning of Quarter

Quarter means: (1) That portion of the vessel forward of the stern and abaft of the beam. "On the quarter" applies to a bearing 45º abaft the beam. Every boat has a starboard and a port quarter. (2) Mercy shown to captives or enemies, such as giving quarter to the passengers of a seized vessel.*

Meaning of Abaft the beam

Abaft the beam means: Further aft than the beam: a relative bearing of greater than 90 degrees from the bow: "two points abaft the beam, starboard side" would describe an object lying 22.5 degrees toward the rear of the ship, as measured clockwise from a perpendicular line from the right side, center, of the ship, toward the horizon.

Meaning of Abaft

Abaft means: Toward the rear (stern) of the boat. Behind.

Meaning of Abaft

Abaft means: Back area of the boat

Meaning of Large

Large means: Said of vessel sailing with wind abaft the beam but not right aft.

Meaning of Abaft

Abaft means: Behind or aft of; on the after side of; towards the stern relative to some other object or position.

Meaning of Lask

Lask means: To sail large, with wind about four points abaft beam.

Meaning of Gun Room

Gun Room means: A division of the lower deck, abaft, enclosed with network, for the use of the gunner and junior lieutenant, and in which their cabins stand.

Meaning of Shoe

Shoe means: (1) A false keel. (2) The projection of the keel abaft the stern frame where the spindle of the rudder rests.

Meaning of Abaft the beam

Abaft the beam means: Any direction between the beam and the stern, more behind a vessel than in front of it. Behind a perpendicular line extending out from the middle of the boat

Meaning of Quarterdeck

Quarterdeck means: The part of the upper deck which is abaft the mainmast, or in that general location of a ship without one. The quarterdeck was normally reserved for officers.

Meaning of Studdingsail

Studdingsail means: On square:rigged ships, an additional sail set in good weather outside the square sails when the wind was abaft the beam. Pronounced "Stun:s'l"

Meaning of Running Backstay, Runners

Running Backstay, Runners means: Adjustable stays used to support and control tension on the mast when the wind is from abaft the beam; temporary backstays used to stabilize the mast and prevent undue flexing due to the pumping action of the sea.

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