abaft

What is the difference between abaft and object?

abaft | object |


As a preposition abaft

is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of {{defdate|first attested around the late 15th century}}.

As a adverb abaft

is {{context|nautical|obsolete|lang=en}} backwards {{defdate|attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

As a noun object is

a thing that has physical existence.

As a verb object is

{{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to disagree with something or someone; especially in a court of law, to raise an objection.

What is the difference between bow and abaft?

bow | abaft |


In context|nautical|lang=en terms the difference between bow and abaft

is that bow is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} the front of a boat or ship while abaft is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} on the aft side; in the stern {{defdate|first attested in the early 17th century}}.

As a noun bow

is a weapon made of a curved piece of wood or other flexible material whose ends are connected by a string, used for shooting arrows or bow can be a gesture, usually showing respect, made by inclining the head or bending forward at the waist or bow can be {{context|nautical|lang=en}} the front of a boat or ship.

As a verb bow

is to play music on (a stringed instrument) using a bow or bow can be {{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference.

As a preposition abaft is

{{context|nautical|lang=en}} behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of {{defdate|first attested around the late 15th century}}.

As a adverb abaft is

{{context|nautical|obsolete|lang=en}} backwards {{defdate|attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

What is the difference between abaft and stern?

abaft | stern |


In context|nautical|lang=en terms the difference between abaft and stern

is that abaft is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} on the aft side; in the stern {{defdate|first attested in the early 17th century}} while stern is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} the rear part or after end of a ship or vessel.

As a preposition abaft

is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of {{defdate|first attested around the late 15th century}}.

As a adverb abaft

is {{context|nautical|obsolete|lang=en}} backwards {{defdate|attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

As a adjective stern is

having a hardness and severity of nature or manner.

As a noun stern is

{{context|nautical|lang=en}} the rear part or after end of a ship or vessel.

What is the difference between abaft and position?

abaft | position |


As a preposition abaft

is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of {{defdate|first attested around the late 15th century}}.

As a adverb abaft

is {{context|nautical|obsolete|lang=en}} backwards {{defdate|attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

As a noun position is

a place or location.

As a verb position is

to put into place.

What is the difference between abaft and relative?

abaft | relative |


As a preposition abaft

is {{context|nautical|lang=en}} behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of {{defdate|first attested around the late 15th century}}.

As a adverb abaft

is {{context|nautical|obsolete|lang=en}} backwards {{defdate|attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

As a adjective relative is

connected to or depending on something else; not absolute; comparative.

As a noun relative is

someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption.

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