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

- ****, 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...
- 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...
- thence to the deck. On the aftermost mast, this may mean they have to be led forwards instead of backwards. Braces from the aftermost mast that run to the very...
- 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...
- 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...
- Francisco, who re-rigged her as a barque (converting the square-rigged aftermost mast to fore-and-aft) and in 1902 began carrying fishermen, cannery workers...
- 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...
- all stores, tools and spare parts. See also: purser. Peak 1.  The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail; used in many combinations, such as peak-halyards...
- vessel with a single gun deck and three masts, two square rigged and the aftermost fore-and-aft rigged (corvettes had three masts, all of which were square-rigged)...
- ship can p**** under. Length - The distance between the forwardmost and aftermost parts of the ship. Length Overall (LOA) - The maximum length of the ship...
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