abaft abaft

Definition(s):

  • (adv) at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

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Usage(s):

  1. Unshakable, unanimous belief of all hands was that a torpedo struck her just abaft amidships on the port side.
  2. Smoke poured from a gaping hole in the Langley's side abaft her bridge.
  3. In the radio compartment just abaft the pilots' seats, Staff Sergeant Vitale Trippodi tied down his radio key to keep a signal on the air as long as the aircraft was aloft.
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