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Overview of adv astern

The adv astern has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. astern

(stern foremost or backward; "the steamer went astern at half speed")

2. aft, abaft, 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")

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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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