- 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"
- The captain was located just abaft the bridge.
- abaft the beam在船的正横后处...
- abaft:abaft adv. 向船尾prep. 在...后…