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Definition of the adjective abeam

What does abeam mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. [nautical] Alongside or abreast.

Definition of the adverb abeam

What does abeam mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

Other definitions of abeam

What does abeam also mean?


  1. [nautical] next to.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for abeam

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Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2012)

by Francis D. K. Ching

simple beam Abeam resting on simple supports ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms (1998)

2,000 Essential Terms for Sailors & Powerboaters by John Rousmaniere

Abaft the beam is the area between abeam and astern. Compare with aft. abandon ship To leave a sinking, burning, or otherwise fatally distressed vessel. An abandon ship bag (ditch bag, grab bag) is a container of emergency and survival ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Intelligence (2014)

by Nigel West

ABEAM. Codename for a deception scheme undertaken in the Middle East over six months in 1941 intended to promote the idea that there were airborne troops based in Egypt planning to launch an attack behind the Italian lines in Italy.

Google previewA Naval Encyclopaedia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1884)

Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science

Abeam. Opposite the centre of ...

Google previewHawkins' mechanical dictionary (1909)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Abeam .

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

abeam—(DOD, NATO) Bearing approximately 090' or 270' relative; at right angles to the longitudinal ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Maser A device that converts incident electromagnetic radiation of various frequencies into abeam of highly amplified monochromatic radiation. characMask 1.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

AM ab'deslo, db'deslo Abe BR eib AM eib abeam BR o'biom ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3E1A1M3

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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