Associations to the word «Aft»


AFT, noun. (nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.
AFT, adverb. (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).

Dictionary definition

AFT, adverb. 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".
AFT, adjective. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley