Definition of Asternal. Meaning of Asternal. Synonyms of Asternal

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Definition of Asternal

Asternal
Asternal A*ster"nal, a. [Pref. a- not + sternal.] (Anat.) Not sternal; -- said of ribs which do not join the sternum.

Meaning of Asternal from wikipedia

- orientation in a marine environment or location on a vessel, such as fore, aft, astern, aboard, or topside. Abaft (preposition): at or toward the stern of a ship...
- thrust in a retrograde direction. Astern propulsion does not necessarily imply the ship is moving astern (in reverse); astern propulsion is used to slow a...
- In naval warfare, the line of battle is a tactic in which a naval fleet of ships forms a line end to end. Its first use is disputed, variously claimed...
- The rib cage is the arrangement of ribs attached to the vertebral column and sternum in the thorax of most vertebrates, that encloses and protects the...
- Standby Stop Finished With Main Engines Dead Slow Astern Slow Astern Half Astern Full Astern Emergency Astern ( 1940-) Any orders could also be accompanied...
- of the propeller, directing the thrust forwards and thus creating motion astern. In addition to the "jaws" of the cone being controlled the direction of...
- Petroleum and the battleship Victorious. The oiler was towed 600 ft (180 m) astern of Victorious using a 6.5 in (170 mm) steel rope.[clarification needed]...
- going astern. But with the Kortz Nozzle, the ahead and astern thrust is the same. Other advantages of the nozzle are the ship can be steered astern which...
- commands: Slow ahead/astern, the number of revolutions is standardized for the individual ship and is unstated Half ahead/astern, accompanied by an order...
- separate engine-room and drove two shafts. The high-pressure ahead and astern turbines were coupled to the wing shafts and the low-pressure turbines to...
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