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Meaning of STARBOARD

Pronunciation:  'stârbud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose
  2. [adj]  on the right-hand side of a vessel or aircraft when facing forward; "the starboard side"
  3. [v]  turn to the right, of helms or rudders
 

STARBOARD is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: right
 
 Antonyms: larboard, larboard, left, port, port
 
 See Also: channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuvre, point, side, steer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Star"board`\, n. [OE. sterbord, AS. ste['o]rbord,
    i.e., steer board. See {Steer}, v. t., {Board} of a vessel,
    and cf. {Larboard}.] (Naut.)
    That side of a vessel which is on the right hand of a person
    who stands on board facing the bow; -- opposed to {larboard},
    or {port}.
    
    
  2. \Star"board`\, a. (Naut.)
    Pertaining to the right-hand side of a ship; being or lying
    on the right side; as, the starboard quarter; starboard tack.
    
    
  3. \Star"board`\, v. t. (Naut.)
    To put to the right, or starboard, side of a vessel; as, to
    starboard the helm.
    
    
 

 

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