Related to Aftward: afterwards, afterward, stern


adv.1.(Naut.) Toward the stern.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As the flooding progressed aftward, the hull girder was strained beyond its design limitations, and the local stresses around this expansion joint soon reached the ultimate strength of the material.
As part of the V-8 engine's reverse-flow architecture, the twin turbochargers are situated in the valley of the engine's "V" and exhale separately into two catalytic converters which are located on top of the engine and exit aftward into the large stainless-steel exhaust system via downpipes on either side of the new 8-speed automatic transmission.
[3] Bow Rake: Aftward slope of the "stem"--the very leading edge of the bow.