Adjective "Abeam" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abeam


    Definition:

    1. Nautical, Aeronautics. at right angles to the fore-and-aft line: The vessel was sailing with the wind directly abeam.

    2. directly abreast the middle of a ship's side.

    Examples:

    "positions can be abeam."

    "lights can be abeam."

    "aircraft can be abeam."