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stern

1. the rear or after part of a vessel, opposite the bow or stem
2. the tail of certain breeds of dog, such as the foxhound or beagle

Stern

Isaac. 1920--2001, US concert violinist, born in (what is now) Ukraine

Stern

 

the rear end of a vessel (boat).

The shape of the underwater part of the stern affects the resistance of the water to the movement of the vessel, maneuverability, and the working conditions of the driving mechanism, and the configuration of the above-water part determines the accommodation of the ship gear (steering, mooring, and towing equipment) and ship compartments (quarters). The cruiser stern is the most common for modern oceangoing transport vessels; the ice-breaker stern is a type of cruiser stern. The ordinary stern with a counter (stern overhang) is most often found on old ocean and river vessels; the transom stern is used on trailer ships, container ships, trawlers, and the like. The underwater part of the stern of modern seagoing vessels is usually made with an open sternpost.

stern

[stərn]
(naval architecture)
The aftermost part of a ship.
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Passing under the stern, we read Streak, painted in small white letters.
Lastly, in lieu of these shifting scenes, came back the rude market-place of the Puritan, settlement, with all the townspeople assembled, and levelling their stern regards at Hester Prynne -- yes, at herself -- who stood on the scaffold of the pillory, an infant on her arm, and the letter A, in scarlet, fantastically embroidered with gold thread, upon her bosom
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Sterns involvement with the NBA dates back to 1978 when he joined the organization as General Counsel.
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But, although I'm told the Sterns still have an investment in his fund, it's an episode Knight would rather was left forgotten.
After looking over the FR 1-04 PMS hull-to-MIP listing, I have noticed several boats using the incorrect MIP for the Sterns MK 1 float coat.
A few wore Nixon buttons next to their Sterns; others applauded when Ross Perot's name came up.
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When your MK 5 AIULP, old style MILSPEC MK 1 and Kapok life preservers begin to wear out, you can replace them with new commercial Sterns MK 1 life preservers and Sterns inherently buoyant life preserver.