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Meaning of word astern from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

astern   adverb

Meaning : Stern foremost or backward.

Example : The steamer went astern at half speed.

Meaning : At or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : abaft, aft

Near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane.

The captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments.
fore, forward

Meaning : (of a ship or an airplane) behind.

Example : We dropped her astern on the end of a seven-inch manilla, and she laid comfortably on the ebb tide.


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