Definition of


  1. (adv, all) at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

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Origin of the word Abeam

  1. "at right angles to the keel," c.1836, nautical, lit. "on beam;" see a- (1) + beam. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Abeam

abm, abohm, affine, ahvenanmaa, ape-man, aphonia, apian, apium, apnea, appian way, avena, avenue, avian, avifauna, avon, ayapana

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