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abaft

[ə′baft]
(naval architecture)
In a direction farther aft in a ship than a specified reference position, such as abaft the mast.
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Like the Wave Knight class ships, these vessels can also perform unreps and are capable of refuelling abeam and abaft.
Nevertheless, so potent an influence did this thing have on those seamen in the Pequod who came to the full knowledge of it, and by such a strange delicacy, to call it so, were they governed in this matter, that they kept the secret among themselves so that it never transpired abaft the Pequod's main-mast.
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In one gale we tried a method of lying-to that had been practiced by one of the White Star liners, which consisted of hoisting the forestorm staysail and stopping the engines; she lay there with the wind and sea a couple of points abaft the beam, as comfortable as an old shoe.
DOWN: 1, Abaft 2, Sk-E-in 3, Kris 4, Solos 5, Rea-L 6, C-raven 9, Last-Ed 11, Lud 12, Tap-I-r 13, Couplet 15, Bra 16, Fir 18, ES-tate 20, Waste 21, Do-G 22, P-ad 23, Pa-role 25, Hug 28, Pests 30, Arro-W 31, Ten-by 32, Sift 33, Veer.
If you have difficulty recalling the difference between the two, just remember that information assurance is about trying to keep cyber problems from happening; digital forensics is abaft investigating them when they do.
The voice abaft my left shoulder said, "I never saw any people like that in the war.