abaft / əˈbæft, əˈbɑft /


abaft2 个定义

prep. 介词、前置词 preposition
  1. to the rear of; aft of: the fife rail abaft the mainmast.
adv. 副词 adverb
  1. in the direction of the stern; astern; aft.

abaft 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

to the rear

abaft 的近义词 4


  1. The corvette stood on the opposite tack until well abaft the beam.
  2. Their leading ship a little abaft our lee-beam, distant one league.
  3. After that Tom led the way to the cook's galley, a mere closet of a place just abaft the foremast.
  4. A little abaft her beam a tugboat was blowing one long and two short, indicating her tow.
  5. Christy gave his mother and sister places on the sofa abaft of the wheel, and then looked into the position of the steamer.