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Definition of 'aft'


  1. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
       Antonyms: fore


  1. at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"
       Synonyms: abaft astern
       Antonyms: fore forward

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