Definition of 'abaft'
Example sentences containing 'abaft'
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As the San Andreas was heading just a degree or two west of south and the wind was from the north it was almost directly abaft. SAN ANDREAS (2002)`He'll probably stay on the bridge until we have the Cap des Rosiers light abaft the starboard beam, miss. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2002)The steamer's topsides were lowest just abaft the bridge and they had let down a ladder. THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
He broke into air 2 meters (6.5 feet) abaft of the sheltered interior of the starboard paddlewheel. INCA GOLD (2002)
Synonyms of 'abaft'
behind, aft, astern
Trends of 'abaft'
Used Rarely. abaft is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of abaft from the Collins English Dictionary
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