Aftmost
Aftmost Aft"most, a. (Naut.) Nearest the stern. [1913 Webster]

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  • aftmost — /aft mohst , meuhst, ahft /, adj. Naut. aftermost (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • aftmost — adjective Furthest aft, most sternward, as far back as possible …   Wiktionary

  • aftmost — /aft mohst , meuhst, ahft /, adj. Naut. aftermost (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • AMP — • Aftmost Measuring Point …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • Sprit — Sprit, n. [OE. spret, AS. spre[ o]t a sprit; spear; akin to D. spriet, and E. sprout, sprit, v.t. & i. See {Sprout}, v. i.] (Naut.) A small boom, pole, or spar, which crosses the sail of a boat diagonally from the mast to the upper aftmost corner …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern — Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern board — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern chase — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern chaser — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stern fast — Stern Stern, a. Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits. [1913 Webster] {Stern board} (Naut.), a going or falling astern; a loss of way in making a tack; as, to make a stern board. See {Board}, n., 8 (b) . {Stern chase}. (Naut.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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