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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - At right angles to the length of a ship or airplane.

Usage examples (25)
  • When the light lies abeam, we will alter course to 220 degrees.
  • Adverb : The vessel was sailing with the wind directly abeam
  • Sailboats move fastest with the wind coming from "abeam" or the side.
  • I made my call abeam the new tower. for more
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