Associations to the word «Starboard»

Wiktionary

STARBOARD, noun. The right hand side of a ship, boat or aircraft when facing the front, or fore or bow. Starboard does not change based on the orientation of the person aboard the craft.
STARBOARD, noun. (nautical) One of the two traditional watches aboard a ship standing a watch in two.
STARBOARD, verb. (nautical) (transitive) To put to the right, or starboard, side of a vessel.

Dictionary definition

STARBOARD, noun. The right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose.
STARBOARD, verb. Turn to the right, of helms or rudders.
STARBOARD, adjective. Located on the right side of a ship or aircraft.

Wise words

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