aback, abaft, abeam, aboard, about, abreast, ackers, adrift, afore, aft, after, all standing, etc...

Standing, All

To bring someone or something to a sudden stop. Or halting.


Abaft is a nautical expression indicating a point that is behind a given part of a boat or ship. For example, abaft the funnel means behind the ship's funnel. (If not qualified, abaft means behind the mid-point of a ship or group of ships.) Note that unqualified or in the abaft the beam form, abaft does not necessarily refer to a point actually on the ship


the situation of the sail of a ship, when its forward surface is pressed upon by the wind.


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