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English Dictionary: Aft by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Aft
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. 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"
    Synonym(s): aft, abaft, astern
    Antonym(s): fore, forward
  1. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
    Antonym(s): fore(a)
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Aft \Aft\ ([adot]ft), adv. & a. [AS. [91]ftan behind; orig.
      superl. of of, off. See {After}.] (Naut.)
      Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.
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