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abeam definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

Merriam Webster's

adverb or adjective Date: circa 1836 off to the side of a ship or plane especially at a right angle to the middle of the ship or plane's length

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. 1 on a line at right angles to a ship's or an aircraft's length. 2 (foll. by of) opposite the middle of (a ship etc.). Etymology: A(2) + BEAM

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Abeam A*beam", adv. [Pref. a- + beam.] (Naut.) On the beam, that is, on a line which forms a right angle with the ship's keel; opposite to the center of the ship's side.



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