Definition of Aftermost. Meaning of Aftermost. Synonyms of Aftermost

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Definition of Aftermost

Aftermost
Aftermost Aft"er*most, a. superl. [OE. eftemest, AS. [ae]ftemest,akin to Gothic aftumist and aftuma, the last, orig. a superlative of of, with the superlative endings -te, -me, -st.] 1. Hindmost; -- opposed to foremost. 2. (Naut.) Nearest the stern; most aft.

Meaning of Aftermost from wikipedia

- and one square-rigged sail. A barque has three or more masts, with the aftermost entirely fore-and-aft rigged, while the fore, main and any others are...
- ****, naval in origin; in nautical jargon, buttocks also designates the aftermost portion of a hull above the water line and in front of the rudder, merging...
- sailing vessel with three or more masts, fore-and-aft rigged on only the aftermost Barquentine A sailing vessel with three or more masts, square-rigged only...
- the mainsail, the foresail, and the mizzen on a four-masted ship (the aftermost mast usually sets a gaff driver or spanker instead of a square sail)....
- sail-plan. This comprises three (or more) masts, fore-and-aft sails on the aftermost mast and square sails on all other masts. Barques were the workhorse of...
- the end of this deck were the Kitchen and Br****erie restaurants. The aftermost part of this deck was a small promenade for people eating in the kitchen...
- main deck was added at a very late stage of construction and the four aftermost 5.5-inch guns and their ammunition hoists were removed in partial compensation...
- sails Schooner: fore-and-aft rigged sails, with two or more masts, the aftermost mast taller or equal to the height of the forward mast(s) All masts have...
- German ships in the Pacific. During the Battle of Dogger Bank in 1915, the aftermost barbette of the German flagship Seydlitz was struck by a British 13.5-inch...
- square of the distance, hence radiation coupling is relatively poor in the aftermost sections of the secondary. This made the use of a higher m**** of the then...
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