Complete Definition of "abeam"

English

Etymology
Prefix a- + beam.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. nautical 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. nautical direction|Directional term meaning at a right angle to the centerline or keel of a vessel<ref name="FM55-501">FM 55-501 Marine Crewmanâs Handbook.</ref>.
  3. nautical Bearing approximately 090 Degrees or 270 Degrees relative<ref name="JP102">JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.</ref>.

Translations

Finnish: poikittainen, poikki-

Adverb
en-adv

  1. nautical 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. nautical direction|Directional term meaning at a right angle to the centerline or keel of a vessel<ref name="FM55-501"/>
  3. nautical Bearing approximately 090 Degrees or 270 Degrees relative<ref name="JP102"/>.

Translations

Finnish: poikittain

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ttbc|Vietnamese: Äâm ngang sÆ°á»n

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