Meaning abaft
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"in or further toward the back part (of a ship)," as opposed to forward, 1590s, from Middle English on baft (late 13c.) "back, behind, to the rear," from Old English on bæftan. Fo [..]
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toward or at the stern of a ship; further aft
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On or toward the rear of a ship.
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A point beyond the midpoint of a ships length, towards the rear or stern.
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(adv) at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
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A point beyond the midpoint of a ships length towards the rearor stern.
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A relative term used to describe the location of one object in relation to another, in which the object described is farther aft than the other. Thus, the mainmast is abaft the foremast (in back of).
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Towards the stern aft of directly abeam-used related to reported bearings or positions of objects. Any position or bearing between the stern and amidships is considered abaft.
Source: iss-marineacademy.com

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Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch"). Never use the term Aft of
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A point beyond the mid-point of a ship's length, toward the stern relative to an object or point of reference ('abaft the fore hatch').
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Toward the rear (stern) of the boat. Behind.
Source: marineinstitute.org

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A relative term used to describe the location of one object in relation to another, in which the object described is farther aft than the other. Thus, the mainmast is abaft the foremast (in back of).
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Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch").
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  Farther aft, as "Abaft the beam."    
Source: quarterdeck.org

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Like aft or a preposition indicating further aft, or nearer the stern; as in: the capstan stands abaft the mainmast, i.e. behind it, or nearer the stern.
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Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch")
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Towards the stern
Source: transportsafety.vic.gov.au

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Aft of; towards the stern from a designated location
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a position behind [the vessel]
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Toward the rear of the boat, behind the boat
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Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch").
Source: cruisertips.com

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Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch").
Source: boatrepairandmaintenance.com

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Aft of a given point on a ship; e.g. the bridge is abaft the bow.
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a relative position toward the stern of a vessel from another object; as, "abaft the forward hatch".
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Behind or aft of; on the after side of; towards the stern relative to some other object or position.
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Toward the rear (stern) of the boat. Behind.
Source: seahorsemarine.co.uk

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In a direction farther aft in a ship than a specified reference position, such as abaft the mast. See also ABAFT THE BEAM, AFT, ASTERN.
Source: en.wikisource.org

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(nautical) Behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of.on the stern,from the stern * Spanish:, obsolete) Backwards.,
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