Definitions for abeaməˈbim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abeam(adverb)

    at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane


  1. abeam(Adverb)

    On the beam; at a right angle to the centerline or keel of a vessel ; being at a bearing approximately 090 Degrees or 270 Degrees relative .

  2. abeam(Adverb)

    Alongside or abreast.

  3. abeam(Adjective)

    Alongside or abreast.

  4. abeam(Preposition)

    next to.

    She came abeam the crippled ship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abeam(adverb)

    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

  2. Origin: [Pref. a- + beam.]

Translations for abeam

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  • مقابلا لمنتصف جانب السفينةArabic
  • в траверс, отстрани, перпендикулярно на кила на корабаBulgarian
  • kyljittäin, vieressäFinnish
  • par le traversFrench
  • dwarsscheepsDutch

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