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adjective 
  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 Crewman"s 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: 
    adverb 
    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: 
      Etymology: Prefix a- + beam.


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