fore-and-aft

по всей длине корабля; вдоль корабля

English-Russian Dictionary of Military Terms and Abbreviations. . 2001.

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  • Fore and aft — Fore Fore, adv. [AS. fore, adv. & prep., another form of for. See {For}, and cf. {Former}, {Foremost}.] 1. In the part that precedes or goes first; opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Formerly; previously; afore. [Obs. or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fore and aft — adverb Date: circa 1618 1. lengthwise of a ship ; from stem to stern 2. in, at, or toward both the bow and stern 3. in or at the front and back or the beginning and end …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fore-and-aft — adjective Date: 1820 1. lying, running, or acting in the general line of the length of a construction (as a ship or a house) ; longitudinal 2. having no square sails …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fore-and-aft rigged — Fore Fore, adv. [AS. fore, adv. & prep., another form of for. See {For}, and cf. {Former}, {Foremost}.] 1. In the part that precedes or goes first; opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Formerly; previously; afore. [Obs. or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fore-and-aft rig — A fore and aft rig is a sailing rig consisting mainly of sails that are set along the line of the keel rather than perpendicular to it. Such sails are described as fore and aft rigged.Fore and aft rigged sails include Staysails, Bermuda rigged… …   Wikipedia

  • fore-and-aft sails — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fore-and-aft rig — noun Date: 1879 a sailing ship rig in which most or all of the sails are not attached to yards but are bent to gaffs or set on the masts or on stays in a fore and aft line …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Drums of the Fore and Aft — The Fore and Aft Regiment is the nickname of the fictional The Fore and Fit Princess Hohenzollern Sigmaringen Anspach s Merther Tydfilshire Own Royal Loyal Light Infantry, Regimental District 329A. [1] It is mentioned in The Drums of the Fore and …   Wikipedia

  • fore-and-after — noun Date: 1823 a ship with a fore and aft rig; especially schooner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fore — Fore, adv. [AS. fore, adv. & prep., another form of for. See {For}, and cf. {Former}, {Foremost}.] 1. In the part that precedes or goes first; opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Formerly; previously; afore. [Obs. or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fore peak — Peak Peak, n. [OE. pek, AS. peac, perh of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. peac a sharp pointed thing. Cf. {Pike}.] 1. A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap. Run your beard into a peak. Beau …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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