[ UK /ɐbˈiːm/ ]
  1. at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane
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How To Use abeam In A Sentence

  • So if a shuttle lands near you or sends abeam your way folks, use it!
  • Neque rursus nos aliter discere poteramus, nisi Magistrum nostrum videntes, et per auditum nostrum vocem ejus percipientes, uti imitatores quidem operum, factores autem sermonum ejus facti, communionem habeamus cum ipso Christologia
  • once we're abeam Cherbourg, we'll alter for Land's End on the south-western tip of England, then head north-west for Ireland. CORMORANT
  • As we drew closer in and "sheered" the Chameleon, so as to bring the light abeam, I directed our signal officer to make the regular signal. The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner
  • Fags were most easily located when the search heading was abeam to the wind direction, so that the pennant presented the greatest visible surface area.
  • Stone turned to port after he came abeam of the number-six can and idled down the privately maintained channel. CORMORANT
  • And so, although the light-winged craft that was following the ship sailed three feet to her two; yet she had such a long start, and the breeze was so fair and dead aft -- which was all in favour of a square-rigged vessel and against a fore-and-after, that sails best with the wind abeam -- that the felucca was still some five miles off when day broke and the chief mate first discovered her. Picked up at Sea The Gold Miners of Minturne Creek
  • Because the ram was the only ship-smashing weapon available, fleets fought in line abeam so as to present as many rams to the enemy as possible.
  • That student flew wide abeam and long in the groove.
  • It's when the breeze comes from the side, and slightly abaft of abeam, that a vessel can achieve its fastest point of sail.
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