Definition of Astarboard

1. adv. Over to the starboard side; -- said of the tiller.



Definition of Astarboard

1. Adverb. (nautical) Over to the starboard side. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Astarboard

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astarboard

astable
astacins
astacus
astaghfirullah
astand
astarboard (current term)
astare
astars
astart
astarted
astarting
astarts
astasia
astasia-abasia
astasias
astatane
astatic
astatic coils
astatic galvanometer

Literary usage of Astarboard

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1. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (1894)
"astarboard, the instant the engines are reversed full speed ahead her head will cant to starboard as if on a pivot. 3rd.—That if a steamer, ..."

2. Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship by Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Neumann Sverdrup (1897)
"No channel between the floes so winding and awkward but she could get through it. But it is hard work for the helmsman. "Hard astarboard! Hard aport! ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty by Great Britain High Court of Admiralty (1848)
"That had the brig's helm been put astarboard when she was hailed to that effect, and which, from her being under complete command, in the then state of the ..."

4. The Life of Nelson by Robert Southey (1895)
"As soon, therefore, as he was within a hundred yards of her stern, he ordered the helm to be put astarboard, and the driver and after-sails to be brailed up ..."

5. The Sinking of the "Merrimac": A Personal Narrative of the Adventure in the by Richmond Pearson Hobson (1899)
"The orders were: "Full speed ahead! n " Steady astarboard!" and the engine telegraph recorded prompt execution, Deignan repeating in firm voice: " Steady ..."

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