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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abeam  \A*beam"\,  adv  [Pref.  a-  +  beam.]  (Naut.) 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abeam 
  adv  :  at  right  angles  to  the  length  of  a  ship  or  airplane 




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