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adv. & adj. Nautical
1. Behind a vessel.
2. At or to the stern of a vessel.
3. With or having the stern foremost; backward.
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adv, adj (postpositive)
1. (Nautical Terms) at or towards the stern
2. (Nautical Terms) with the stern first: full speed astern!.
3. (Nautical Terms) aft of the stern of a vessel
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1. in a position behind a specified vessel or aircraft.
2. in a backward direction.
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|Adv.||1.||astern - stern foremost or backward; "the steamer went astern at half speed"|
|2.||astern - at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"|
|3.||astern - (of a ship or an airplane) behind; "we dropped her astern on the end of a seven-inch manilla, and she laid comfortably on the ebb tide"|
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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astern[əˈstɜːn] ADV (Naut) → a popa
to fall astern → quedarse atrás
to go astern → ciar, ir hacia atrás
to make a boat fast astern → amarrar un barco por la popa
astern of → detrás de
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
astern[əˈstɜːrn] adv → à l'arrière
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
prep astern (of) the ship → achteraus
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
astern[əˈstɜːn] adv → a poppa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995