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Synonyms for astern

at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

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(of a ship or an airplane) behind

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Leaving Miami astern, the Carnival Breeze cut a swathe through the balmy Caribbean.
Striding purposefully forward, astern a billowing cloud of tobacco smoke interspersed with John Smith droplets, he and his mates are like a Last of the Summer Wine version of Reservoir Dogs.
The vehicle will come in three variants - LX, VX (4x2 and 4x4) and six colours - Urban Bronze, Sardinia Red, Pearl White, Pearl Champagne, Astern Black and Arctic Silver in the country along with a warranty of 2 years or 75,000kms, whichever is earlier.
I then made an attack from astern on the end bomber of the port side of the formation and noticed that the near gun cockpit was open and they were aiming at me.
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On another note, MP Hmadeh hoped that a serious deployment by the army will be effected at the northern and astern borders, not similar to the deployment plan of 2006-2007.
Rounding the south end of the island, they encountered large waves astern.
JALALABAD (PAN): Human rights violations considerably increased in the astern zone last year, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said on Saturday.
Knightrider 10 reported the aircraft were headed toward the ship at a low altitude from astern and at a high rate of speed.
They approach the targeted vessel astern and use lightweight ladders to climb onboard.
From the starboard docking bridge astern, one looks forward along the hull of the 1,132-foot vessel to the bridge wing, dipping almost to the horizon and lifting slowly again.
The skipper, being highly intelligent, had the great idea of trailing the meat astern on a rope.
sting rays astern our captain orders cider for his crew-- nothing
For example, when the initial one-third astern order proved ineffective, the team quickly decided to order all back full.