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Astern

A`stern´
adv.1.(Naut.) In or at the hinder part of a ship; toward the hinder part, or stern; backward; as, to go astern.
2.Behind a ship; in the rear.
To bake astern
to go stern foremost.
To be astern of the reckoning
to be behind the position given by the reckoning.
To drop astern
to fall or be left behind.
To go astern
to go backward, as from the action of currents or winds.
Adv.1.astern - stern foremost or backward; "the steamer went astern at half speed"
2.astern - 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"
Synonyms: abaft, aft
3.astern - (of a ship or an airplane) behind; "we dropped her astern on the end of a seven-inch manilla, and she laid comfortably on the ebb tide"
a rebours, a reculons, abaft, aft, after, against the grain, anticlockwise, arear, ass-backwards, away, back, backward, backwards, baft, counterclockwise, fore and aft, fro, hindward, hindwards, in reverse, rear, rearward, rearwards, retrad, widdershins
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