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star·board

 (stär′bərd)
n.
The right-hand side of a ship or aircraft as one faces forward.
adj.
On the right-hand side as one faces forward.
adv.
To or toward the right-hand side as one faces forward.

[Middle English sterbord, from Old English stēorbord : stēor-, a steering; see stā- in Indo-European roots + bord, side of a ship.]

starboard

(ˈstɑːbəd; -ˌbɔːd)
n
(Nautical Terms) the right side of an aeroplane or vessel when facing the nose or bow. Compare port2
adj
(Nautical Terms) relating to or on the starboard
vb
(Nautical Terms) to turn or be turned towards the starboard
[Old English stēorbord, literally: steering side, from stēor steering paddle + bord side; see steer1, board; from the fact that boats were formerly steered by a paddle held over the right-hand side]

star•board

(ˈstɑr bərd, -ˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
1. the right-hand side of or direction from a vessel or aircraft, facing forward.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or located to the starboard.
adv.
3. toward the right side.
[before 900; Old English stēorbord=stēor steering (see steer1) + bord side (see board)]

starboard


Past participle: starboarded
Gerund: starboarding

Imperative
starboard
starboard
Present
I starboard
you starboard
he/she/it starboards
we starboard
you starboard
they starboard
Preterite
I starboarded
you starboarded
he/she/it starboarded
we starboarded
you starboarded
they starboarded
Present Continuous
I am starboarding
you are starboarding
he/she/it is starboarding
we are starboarding
you are starboarding
they are starboarding
Present Perfect
I have starboarded
you have starboarded
he/she/it has starboarded
we have starboarded
you have starboarded
they have starboarded
Past Continuous
I was starboarding
you were starboarding
he/she/it was starboarding
we were starboarding
you were starboarding
they were starboarding
Past Perfect
I had starboarded
you had starboarded
he/she/it had starboarded
we had starboarded
you had starboarded
they had starboarded
Future
I will starboard
you will starboard
he/she/it will starboard
we will starboard
you will starboard
they will starboard
Future Perfect
I will have starboarded
you will have starboarded
he/she/it will have starboarded
we will have starboarded
you will have starboarded
they will have starboarded
Future Continuous
I will be starboarding
you will be starboarding
he/she/it will be starboarding
we will be starboarding
you will be starboarding
they will be starboarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been starboarding
you have been starboarding
he/she/it has been starboarding
we have been starboarding
you have been starboarding
they have been starboarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been starboarding
you will have been starboarding
he/she/it will have been starboarding
we will have been starboarding
you will have been starboarding
they will have been starboarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been starboarding
you had been starboarding
he/she/it had been starboarding
we had been starboarding
you had been starboarding
they had been starboarding
Conditional
I would starboard
you would starboard
he/she/it would starboard
we would starboard
you would starboard
they would starboard
Past Conditional
I would have starboarded
you would have starboarded
he/she/it would have starboarded
we would have starboarded
you would have starboarded
they would have starboarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.starboard - the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
side - an extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house"
larboard, port - the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
Verb1.starboard - turn to the right, of helms or rudders
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
channelise, channelize, guide, maneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, direct - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
Adj.1.starboard - located on the right side of a ship or aircraft
right - being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"
Translations
مَيْمَنَة السَّفينَه أو الطّائِرَه
pravobok
styrbord
tyyrpuuri
jobb oldal
stjórnborî
dešinysis bortas
labais borts
pravobokpravý bok

starboard

[ˈstɑːbɔːd]
A. Nestribor m
the sea to starboardla mar a estribor
land to starboard!¡tierra a estribor!
B. ADJ [lights] → de estribor
on the starboard sidea estribor
C. VT to starboard the helmponer el timón a estribor, virar a estribor

starboard

[ˈstɑːrbɔːrd]
ntribord m
to starboard → à tribord
modif [bow, engine, side] → tribord

starboard

[ˈstɑːbəd] ntribordo
on the starboard side → a dritta, a tribordo

starboard

(ˈstaːbəd) noun
the right side of a ship or aircraft, from the point of view of a person looking towards the bow or front.
References in classic literature ?
It struck us on the starboard side almost amidships.
We were among the islands that dot the course from Genoa to Naples; that was Elba falling back on our starboard quarter, that purple patch with the hot sun setting over it.
The pictures on the starboard side, from being no longer vertical, were clinging to the paper, whilst those of the port side were hanging at least a foot from the wall.
A SPECIMEN OF NAUTICAL ORATORY--CRITICISMS OF THE SAILORS--THE STARBOARD WATCH ARE GIVEN A HOLIDAY--THE ESCAPE TO THE MOUNTAINS
on the starboard hand of every woe, there is a sure delight; and higher the top of that delight, than the bottom of the woe is deep.
Starboard a little--so--steady--starboard--larboard a little--steady--steady
When he cried "Steer to starboard, but keep her head larboard
This necessitated frequent tacks, so that, overhead, the mainsail was ever swooping across from port tack to starboard tack and back again, making air- noises like the swish of wings, sharply rat-tat-tatting its reef points and loudly crashing its mainsheet gear along the traveller.
We were tearing along, wing-and-wing, before the wind, foresail to starboard and mainsail to port, as we came upon the salmon fleet.
When a piece was for the starboard side, it would be marked thus--"S.
The quarter-deck had caught: it was in flames to port and starboard of the flaming hatch; only fore and aft of it was the deck sound to the lips of that hideous mouth, with the hundred tongues shooting out and up.
In fact, an hour earlier, as the Makambo's anchor was heaving out and while Captain Kellar was descending the port gangplank, Michael was coming on board through a starboard port-hole.