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**"Abeam"****Related Terms:**Athwart, Athwartship, Athwartships, Breast line, Starboard, List, Abreast, Heel, Sheer, Metacenter, Chine, Subtend, Slant, Right angle, Sine, Cosine, Perpendicular, Hypotenuse, Cotangent, Tangent, Right triangle, Angle bisector, Skew, Lubber line, Corresponding angles, Waterline, Straight angle, Transverse, Perpendicular bisector, Obtuse triangle, Square, Tumblehome, Trigonometric functions, Larboard, Even keel, Dihedral angle, Amidships, Perpendicular lines, Beam reach, Rectangular, Fleet angle, Starboard tack, Orthogonal, Careen, Alternate interior angles, Vertical angles, Deadrise, Vertical, Acute triangle, Trim

On the beam, that is, on a line which forms a right angle with the ship's keel; opposite to the center of the ship's side.

At a right angle to the middle of a vessel's keel.

Off the side, amidships, at right angles to the fore and aft line.

Off to the side, amidships, at right angles to (at 90°to)

"At right angles to the middle of the ship's side." (Uden & Cooper)

at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

Directly beside.

Something that is abreast of the vessel, halfway between the bow and the stern on the horizontal plane. Something that is at right angles to the fore and aft line.

The direction between the beam and the stern, at right angles to the length of the boat

at right angles to the centerline of and outside a ship.

at right angles to, or beside, the boat

At a right angle to the length of the boat.

Off the side of the ship, at right angle to length of the ship.

To the right, or at right angles to the center of a water craft.

anything perpendicular to the structure of the ship; off the side.

A position where an aircraft, object or fix is approximately 90 degrees to the left or right of an aircraft's track.

At right angles to the keel of the boat, but not on the boat.

a direction at right angles to the centerline of the boat.

At right angles to the centreline of a boat.

'On the beam', at right angles to the line of the ship's keel.

the area directly to the sides of the boat

A position abreast of, at right angle to, the fore and aft line of the vessel.

off the beam or on the side of the boat

Directly to one side of the boat, 90 degrees to the right or left of the bow.

At or from the side of the ship

A direction off the side of a boat.

Direction at right angles to the line of the keel.

A term that describes the general position of the aircraft in relation to a fix, point or object when that fix, point or object is approximately 90° to the right or left of the aircraft track. abbreviation: ABM Fr: par le travers

abreast of, or at right angles to, the fore and aft line of the vessel.

At right angles to the fore-aft centerline of the boat

a direction at right angles to the ship's length; on the beam

Off one side of a ship.

At right angle or off to the side of the keel of the boat; at right angle to the middle of the ship.