Babylon NG
Simply the best definition!

Download it's free


Babylon English English dictionary

Download this dictionary
adv. in the direction of the stern, astern (Nautical)
prep. to the back of; aft of

Wikipedia English The Free Encyclopedia

Download this dictionary
Glossary of nautical terms
This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th to 19th centuries. See also , , and Nautical metaphors in English. See the Further reading section for additional words and references.

See more at

© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

WordNet 2.0 Dictionary

Download this dictionary

1. at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"
(synonym) aft, astern

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Download this dictionary
Behind; toward the stern from; as, abaft the wheelhouse.
Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About

BTS Transportation Expressions Dictionary

Download this dictionary
A point beyond the midpoint of a ship's length. (MARAD2)

| Abaft in French | Abaft in Italian | Abaft in Spanish | Abaft in Dutch | Abaft in Portuguese | Abaft in German | Abaft in Russian | Abaft in Japanese | Abaft in Greek | Abaft in Korean | Abaft in Turkish | Abaft in Hebrew | Abaft in Arabic | Abaft in Thai | Abaft in Czech | Abaft in Catalan | Abaft in Croatian | Abaft in Serbian | Abaft in Urdu | Abaft in Bulgarian | Abaft in Danish | Abaft in Norwegian | Abaft in Romanian | Abaft in Swedish | Abaft in Farsi | Abaft in Macedonian | Abaft in Indonesian | Abaft in Vietnamese | Abaft in Malay | Abaft in Filipino